Canada Labour Code (R.S., 1985, c. L-2)

Content last updated 2015.05.07

Summary Description

An Act to consolidate certain statutes respecting labour.

Administration: Minister of Labour; In partnership with the Minister of Transport (sections 1 and 2, Part II s. 122 to 160)

Statutory Text

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Consolidated text

Regulations and Orders Pursuant to the Act

The following regulations are only those for which the Minister of Transport is responsible and for which he shares responsibility.

Bills (specific to the act)

Links to Bills are directed to the Parliament of Canada LEGISinfo website (http://www.parl.gc.ca/LEGISINFO/index.asp).

41st Parliament - 2nd Session
(October 16, 2013 - )

C-47: Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2014

Canada Gazette Part III, Vol. 38, No. 1 – May 7, 2015
Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2014
(Bill C-47, chapter 3, 2015)

Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 149, No. 11, March 14, 2015
Royal Assent - An Act to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-controversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain provisions that have expired, lapsed or otherwise ceased to have effect
(Bill C-47, chapter 3, 2015)

C-5: Offshore Health & Safety

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 25 on December 3, 2014
Order Fixing the Day on which this Order is published and December 31, 2014 as the Days on which Certain Sections of the Act Come into Force
SI/2014-103 December 3, 2014

Canada Gazette Part III, Vol. 37, No. 2 – September 3, 2014
Offshore Health and Safety Act †
(Bill C-5, chapter 13, 2014)

Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 148, No. 27 – July 5, 2014
Royal Assent - An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and other Acts and to provide for certain other measures
(Bill C-5, chapter 13, 2014)

Regulatory Initiatives (specific to the act)

Depending on the date, amendments listed may not yet be included in the consolidated text.

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code

Canada Gazette Part Ⅱ, Vol. 148, No. 13 — June 18, 2014
Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code
SOR/2014-148 June 6, 2014
Comes into force on October 31, 2014, which is the day on which the provisions of Division 5 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 2 chapter 40 of the Statutes of Canada, 2013 come into force. See SI/2014-52.

Regulations Amending the On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 148, No. 15 — April 12, 2014
Regulations Amending the On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (proposed)

Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations (proposed)

Canada Gazette Part Ⅰ, Vol. 147, No. 23 — June 8, 2013
Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations (proposed)

Government Notices (specific to the act)

No current notices.

News Releases / Media Advisories

  • No current news.