Whether you are hiring a new employee or promoting one from within your organization, there are things you must do to comply with government standards and regulations regarding recruitment. One of these requirements is that your recruitment and interviewing practices be fair and non-discriminatory.
The Report on Hirings program is a voluntary verification program where you can report hirings and recalls for your organization to help reduce employment insurance fraud.
Find information and guidance on your obligations.
- I want to know my obligations
If your organization or business is regulated by the federal government, find out about your obligations under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
- Your responsibilities with respect to an employee's social insurance number
You must ask to see a new employee's social insurance number (SIN) card or letter within three days of them starting. Keep the number secure and use it for income-related purposes only.
- Personal tax credits return
You should ask new employees to complete a TD1 form for personal tax credits to determine how much to deduct from their pay.
- Report on Hirings
If you hire often you could help maintain the integrity of the Employment Insurance program by submitting monthly information to the government.
- Human resources (Quebec) in French only
Keep informed of your rights and responsibilities when hiring and managing employees, as well as when their employment ends.
- Recruiting in four steps in French only
Learn more about your rights and obligations when it comes to recruiting employees, and discover which tools and resources can guide you throughout the process.
- Employment standards
Find out about your obligations related to wages, vacation and other leave, statutory holidays, hours of work and overtime.
- How to make workplaces accessible
Ensure that your employee attraction, hiring and human resources practices meet Ontario accessible requirements.
- A Guide to Application Forms and Interviews for Employers and Job Applicants — Saskatchewan
Prevent discrimination in your hiring process by knowing what interview questions you can or can't ask.
- Minimum age of employment and young worker workplace restrictions — Saskatchewan
If you are an employer in Saskatchewan, you must comply with the regulations concerning the minimum age of employment when hiring employees.
- Employment of children (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Understand your responsibilities as an employer in Newfoundland and Labrador when hiring children.
- Your responsibilities after hiring a temporary foreign worker
Find out what you need to do after hiring a temporary foreign worker.
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