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Module 8 Hiring Employees. Find out what you need to know about hiring employees!. Module 8. Upon completion of this module you will be able to… Identify the government departments that handle regulations about hiring employees

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Module 8

Hiring Employees


  • Find out what you need to know about

  • hiring employees!


Module 8

Upon completion of this module you will be able to…

  • Identify the government departments that handle regulations about hiring employees

  • Explain what regulations are handled by each government department


Which organizations handle hiring regulations?

The following government organizations handle hiring regulations…

  • Labour and Workforce Development

  • Canada Revenue Agency

  • Workers Compensation Board

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission


What regulations need to be followed?

Your business will need to…

  • Follow federal and provincial employment laws. Every business or organization in Canada needs to know the laws and how to apply them correctly.


Labour & Workforce Development

What regulations are handled by Labour & Workforce Development…

  • Number of hours an employee can work per/week

  • When and how vacation time is given

  • Explanation of rules regarding statutory holidays

  • Explanation of rules regarding parental and pregnancy leave

  • Explanation of rules regarding minimum wage and overtime


Canada Revenue Agency

What functions are handled by the Canada Revenue Agency…

  • Administration of Tax and Benefits for the Government of Canada

  • Point of collection for all payroll deductions made by your business for your employees. Including deductions for the Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and Income Tax


Workers Compensation Board

What functions are handled by the Workers Compensation Board…

  • Administration of Workplace Injury Insurance claims for employees being hurt on the job


Occupational Health and Safety

What functions are handled by the Occupational Health and Safety…

  • Administration of rules and regulations related to safety of the work environment for employees

  • Handles all investigations of complaints and conducts safety inspections


Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

What functions are handled by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission…

  • Administration of rules and regulations related to the protection of employees to ensure fair treatment regardless of their race, color, religion, marital status, physical disabilities, mental disabilities or sexual orientation.


Module Resources

What happens next…

You will click the link located to the upper right of the screen titled: Attachments

A drop down window will appear and you will click the link named: Rules for Hiring

You will then complete the instructions found inside the document. Then return to continue your training.

Now it’s your turn to contact the government agencies listed in this module, to obtain the information you need before hiring employees.

Click the attachments link above to begin…


Module Summary

Now that you have completed this module you can…

  • Identify the government departments that handle regulations about hiring employees

  • Explain what regulations are handled by each government department


What’s Next?

You will need to…

  • Complete the test your knowledge activity

  • Upload your completed assignment

    As well you can provide an optional comment about the module you have completed. When you are finished you can continue to the next module.


Please click the “x” located on the lower right to close the module…


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