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Forms: Employment Standards

  • Content last reviewed: November 2015

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Employment Standards Claim

This form is used to file a claim under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA).
It is important to read the information contained in the Before You Start Booklet before completing the Claim Form.

Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Claim

This form is used to file a claim under the Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act, 2009 (EPFNA).

Notice of Settlement

These forms are used to notify the Ministry of Labour that an employment standards claim has been settled by a claimant and an employer.

For Employers

Hours of Work and Averaging Hours

This form is used by employers if they want an employee to work more than 48 hours a week or they want to average an employee's hours of work for overtime pay purposes.

Notice of Termination

This form is used by employers when 50 or more employees are terminated at an employer's establishment within a four-week period. This is often referred to as mass termination.

Medical Certificate

Medical Certificate to Support Entitlement to Family Caregiver Leave, Family Medical Leave, and/or Critically Ill Child Care Leave [PDF, 197 Kb]

This is a form that employees may wish to provide to a qualified health practitioner to fill out, in order to support their eligibility to take one of these leaves.

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