Hire employees for your business in Durham Region. Learn about the Government of Canada's recruiting and hiring process for full-time employees, summer students, foreign workers and apprentices.

See your obligations and responsibilities as an employer. These are legal requirements to owning a business with employees. The Ontario Ministry of Labour outlines employment standards you must also follow.

The Ontario Employment Standards Act has information on:

  • Minimum wage
  • Hours of work
  • Termination of employment
  • Public holidays
  • Pregnancy
  • Parental leave
  • Severance pay
  • Vacation
  • Other rights and obligations

When hiring, make sure you complete the mandatory documentation for each employee.

Diversity in the workplace

Promote an inclusive culture that values diversity, equity and accessibility.

Hiring immigrants

Learn about the benefits of hiring immigrants.

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