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Vacation and Vacation Pay
Where employees are not members of a labour union, the , Employment Standards Act, sets out the requirements for paid vacation. If an employee is employed by the same employer for less than eight years, the, Employment Standards Act, says that employers must give every employee: a vacation of two...
Employment Standards Guide and Posters
Guide to Employment Standards on PEI - English (1.2 mb) Guide relatif aux normes d'emploi (2111 kb) Guide to Employment Standards on PEI - Mandarin (1950 kb) What You Should Know About the PEI Employment Standards Act Poster - English (174 kb) What You Should Know About the PEI Employment...
After three months continuous service with an employer, an employee is entitled to unpaid leaves of absence of up to three days for sick leave during a twelve-month period. If the employee takes three consecutive days, the employer may ask for a medical certificate. Effective 1 October 2010,...
List of Companies Certified in PEI Since 1945
An historical, searchable list of companies certified by the Prince Edward Island Labour Relations Board (by date). Note: Last updated March 2023.
Employment Standards Act Comprehensive Review
The Employment Standards Act Comprehensive Review Panel has been tasked with completing a review of the Employment Standards Act as well as its associated regulations, and Youth Employment Act . The Review Panel was appointed and began work in October, 2021., What's Happening Now, The Review...
Labour Relations Board Decisions
Prince Edward Island Labour Relations Board decisions are now available on line in a searchable format. Note: Do not use abbreviations i.e. Canadian Union of Public Employees as opposed to CUPE; Application as opposed to App . For a list of all decisions, leave all fields blank and press “...
What deductions are allowed?, An employer can only make certain deductions from an employee’s pay. They are: required or authorized by law (e.g., income tax, EI, CPP) agreed in writing by the employer and the employee ordered by the court the result of a previous advance of pay to the employee a...
Bereavement Leave (Death in the Family)
Can I get bereavement leave?, In the event of the death of an immediate family member, an employee is entitled to one day paid bereavement leave and up to two days unpaid bereavement leave Immediate family includes: spouse child parent brother or sister of the employee In the event of the death of...