Services and information
Apply for an employment standards variance
Government may provide employers with the ability to vary from mandatory obligations and requirements of the Employment Standards Code.
Employment standards permits issued prior to January 1, 2018
Employment Standards permits issued before January 1, 2018 will continue to be valid for a period of time.
Employment standards variance – Minister order to vary or exempt
Employer groups or associations may apply to the Minister to vary or exempt one or more Employment Standards provisions.
List of employment standards variances issued
Information is posted about employers with variances or exemptions issued by Employment Standards after January 1, 2018.
List of youth employment permits issued
Information is posted about employers with youth employment permits issued by Employment Standards.
Youth employment permit
Employers may apply for a permit to employ a person under 18 years of age for certain types of work.