Due to the effects of COVID-19, the Cape Breton Partnership has put together a list of helpful resources.

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Human Resource Regulations

It is important to understand your obligations and responsibilities as an employer. Following these rules will help ensure that your employees are treated fairly and kept safe while at work:

 

  • Workplace health and safety regulations – Find out what you need to do to ensure the health and safety of your employees while they are at work
  • Employment equity and human rights – Find out how to create a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment
  • Employment standards – Find out about your obligations related to wages, vacation and other leave, statutory holidays, hours of work and overtime
  • Your obligations when an employee leaves – Find out what your legal obligations are when it comes to an employee leaving your business, either temporarily or permanently
  • Hiring requirements – Find resources that can help you comply with the standards and regulations regarding recruiting, selecting, and hiring employees