Employment standards are minimum entitlements for employees (what you should receive) and minimum obligations of employers (what they should give you).
For example: eligible employees are entitled to be paid at least 4 per cent of the gross wages they earn (excluding vacation pay) as vacation pay.
An employee cannot agree to waive or give up his or her rights under the ESA (for example, the right to receive vacation pay). However, some of the minimum standards permit an employer and employee to agree to a "different" entitlement or right. For example, an employee is allowed to agree in writing to take time off work in lieu of overtime pay, under certain conditions. See Written agreements and Overtime pay.
- What if I think my employer is not following the ESA?
- Can I see the ESA?
|What if I think my employer is not following the ESA?
What if I think my employer is not following the ESA?
|Can I see the ESA?
Employment Standards Act, 2000