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With more than 1.2 million employees, people are the most important asset in Canada’s restaurant industry. We keep our members up-to-date on changing laws and regulations, and provide resources to build positive and productive workplaces.

RESOURCES

Minimum Wage

CHART: Minimum Wage by Province

Read our position on minimum wage

Scheduling and Pay

Tips and Gratuities

Ontario members – New rules about tipping

Members Only: Tip Sheet on Tips and Taxes (Log-in required)

Members Only: CRA Tip Sheet for your Employees (Log-in required)

Members Only: Update on Court Case on Tipping (Log-in required)

ONTARIO: Bill 12, Protecting Employees’ Tips Act

Uniforms & Dress Codes

Laws and Regulations by Province

Best Practices

CAMPAIGNS

Alberta Minimum Wage

LATEST NEWS

Canada

Parental and Caregiving Benefits and Leaves Could Change (Nov. 3/16)

Alberta

Alberta Labour Review Update and Next Steps (Apr. 20/17)

Survey: Has Alberta’s Minimum Wage Impacted You? (Feb. 23/17)

British Columbia

B.C.’s Unclear Election Results Leave Three Restaurant Issues Up In The Air (May 16/17)

High Heels and Dress Codes: What You Need to Know (Mar. 24/17)

New Brunswick

New Brunswick Introduces New Public Holiday (May 5/17)

Atlantic Canada Minimum Wages to Increase April 1 (Mar. 24/17)

N.B. Restaurateurs Get Four Extra Months to Prepare for Minimum Wage Increase (Jan. 26/17)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Atlantic Canada Minimum Wages to Increase April 1 (Mar. 24/17)

Nova Scotia

Atlantic Canada Minimum Wages to Increase April 1 (Mar. 24/17)

Ontario

Ontario Minimum Wage – letter template (June 5/17)

$15 Minimum Wage in Ontario? Speak Up! (May 18/17)

Ontario Minimum Wage Goes Up Oct. 1 (Apr. 6/17)

Prince Edward Island

Atlantic Canada Minimum Wages to Increase April 1 (Mar. 24/17)