Victoria Day is recognized as a national public holiday, except in a few provinces. To help you understand your obligations, we have compiled a list of all provinces and their requirements.
As we noted in a previous posting about the Christmas holidays, not following these rules can lead to a potential violation of employment standards, possible audit/inspection, and disgruntled employees. To avoid any issues and ensure you are prepared, please use this Public Holiday Checklist
1. Are you provincially or federally regulated?
Follow the links below to understand which holidays are observed by your province/territory and how you should compensate your employees according to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) (this information has been provided by CFIB Business Counsellors and/or government websites).
Public Holiday: The following jurisdictions observe Victoria Day on May, 23, 2016
- Federally regulated organizations
- British Columbia
- Northwest Territories
Public Holiday: In Quebec, National Patriots’…
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