The Canada Labour Code is federal legislation that protects the rights of employers and employees, and establishes a framework for the resolution of disputes. The Canada Labour Code comprises three parts: Part I addresses industrial relations, Part II addresses occupational health and safety, and Part III addresses standard hours, wages, vacations, and holidays. This course covers Part II of the Canada Labour Code.
This online Introduction to the Canada Labour Code - Part II course introduces participants to federal health and safety legislation, and explains the health and safety practices and processes that must be followed in order to comply with the Code, legal requirements. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of information and terminology in the Canada Labour Code; the general and specific duties of employers; the duties and rights of employees; the roles and responsibilities of policy health and safety committees, work place health and safety committees, and health and safety representatives; and, the responsibilities and powers of health and safety officers as well as enforcement options.