Understanding & Applying New Brunswick Employment Legislation


The purpose of this program is to provide a high-level overview of what employers need to be aware of as it relates to the four key pieces of employment legislation in New Brunswick, how to apply these requirements in your workplace, and how to ensure compliance.

Intended Audience

Employers, Managers, Supervisors, HR Professionals


Approx. 1 hr 

  • History and Framework of New Brunswick Employment Legislation
    • A History of Employment Legislation in New Brunswick
    • Legislative Framework in New Brunswick
  • Equality – Employment Standards Legislation
    • Employment Standards Act, 1982
    • Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1983
    • Workers’ Compensation Act, 1973
  • Equal Opportunity – Human Rights Legislation
    • New Brunswick Human Rights Act, 2011
  • Understand the purpose of the key pieces of legislation that apply to employment in New Brunswick
  • Understand the high-level compliance requirements under each piece of legislation
  • Understand how to apply these requirements in your workplace in order to ensure compliance

Upon completion of the program and passing a final, multiple-choice exam, learners will be provided with a certificate of completion that can be downloaded and printed for their records.