Employee Rights & Responsibilities

Employment Standards

Rights pertaining to hours of work, overtime, vacation pay, holidays, etc.:

Human Rights

Rights pertaining to harassment, discrimination, duty to accommodate, etc.

Health and Safety

  • Employees have three basic rights:
    • the right to refuse unsafe work,
    • the right to participate and
    • the right to know as well as responsibilities for their own health and safety

http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/faqs/rights.php#what1