Federally Regulated Companies
If you are a paid for hire carrier and your company crosses provincial or international borders you will be considered a federally regulated company. Employers and employees will use the federal regulations for all matters of occupational health and safety for employees and the workplace.
Federal Regulations for Employers & Employees
Canada Labour Code Part I – Industrial Relations
Canada Labour Code Part III – Standard Hours, Wages, Vacations and Holidays
Canada Labour Code Parts I, II & III in PDF
Federally Regulated Workplaces
Federally regulated workplaces will use the Canada Occupational Health & Safety Regulations for the workplace. Remember your workplace is where you work representing your employer.
We also have Industry Links on this page, a spot where you will find information and resources trucking industry related.
The Canadian Human Rights Act defines dependence on drugs or alcohol (substance dependence) as a disability. This means that when an employee is diagnosed with substance dependence, they have a right to be accommodated by their employer—just as anyone else with a disability. This guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation. Click on the picture below to open up a PDF that you can view and print