The Labour Standards Division promotes and enforces the application of minimum employment standards and is responsible for the administration, investigation & prosecution of the Labour Standards Act. The Division also promotes early resolution of complaints and undertakes preventative intervention in the non-unionized work environment.
See the following Advanced Education, Skills and Labour statistics sheet for data regarding the department’s activities.
|Requests for Service||12,000 (approx.)||11,498||12,447||13,039|
|Certificates of Clearance Issued||3,316||2,944||2,775||2,571|
|Day of Rest Exemption Requests|| 7
*During Preventive Interventions, Labour Standards Officers visit workplaces to meet with employees and employers to discuss their respective rights and responsibilities in relation to labour standards legislation.
For additional statistical information about the department’s programs and services, contact Advanced Education, Skills and Labour.