Part III of the Canada Labour Code Labour Standards) and accompanying Regulations apply to employees and employers in works, undertakings, or businesses under the legislative authority of the Parliament of Canada. This publication provides a general overview of provisions of the Canada Labour Code, Part III, as well as a description of industries and operations which fall within the federal jurisdiction.
This pamphlet is provided for information only. For interpretation and application purposes, please refer to Part III of the Canada Labour Code (Labour Standards), the Canada Labour Standards Regulations, and relevant amendments.
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