Resourse Links

Government and Employment

See below for a list of resource links to important online information about federal and provincial labour laws, workplace standards, federal health and safety standards and labour relations programs:

Provincial Resources

Workers Compensation Board

The Workers Compensation Board promotes safety and health in Manitoba workplaces and aims to help prevent and reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries and disease. Working with its partners, the WCB promotes safe and healthy workplaces, facilitates recovery and return to work, provides compassionate and supportive compensation services for workers and employers, and ensures responsible financial stewardship.

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Employment Standards

Employment Standards is a neutral third-party regulatory body that promotes compliance with minimum employment standards legislation and conducts proactive services to protect vulnerable workers. The Division also offers labour adjustment services to assist employers find solutions to potential business closures or layoffs while supporting workforce adjustment committees to develop retraining and reemployment strategies for employees.

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Manitoba Labour Board

Workplace Safety and Health enforces The Workplace Safety and Health Act and its associated regulations in order to protect the safety and health of workers in Manitoba. Workplace Safety and Health’s inspection and investigation activity focuses on improving legislative compliance in order to eliminate workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses.

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Workplace Safety and Health

The Manitoba Labour Board is an independent and autonomous specialist tribunal responsible for the fair and efficient administration and adjudication of responsibilities assigned to it under The Labour Relations Act and sections of Manitoba’s labour laws.

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Veterinary Medical Act

This legislation governs how veterinarians and technologists are registered and regulated by the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association.

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Federal Resources

Employment Insurance

Includes information about Employment Insurance (EI) temporary benefits for workers, sickness, fishing and family-related benefits as well as how to apply online and submit a report.

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Workplace health and safety

Learn about workplace hazards, rights and responsibilities, health and wellness, injury prevention, compensation and the federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

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Federal labour standards & equity

Information on rights, termination and severance pay, minimum wage, hours of work, vacation and leave and pay equity.

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Labour standards across Canada

Includes links to provincial and territorial labour boards across Canada. Learn about labour laws, worker rights and obligations.

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Federal labour relations

Information about the collective bargaining process to workplaces within the federal jurisdiction, dispute prevention programs, training workshops and arbitration appointments.

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