Employment & labour legislation

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A list of guides and portals to legislation; legislative sites; and agencies and commissions. These national and international agencies highlight the rights of employees and obligations for employers.

Bora Laskin Law Library Guide: Finding Legal Information on the Web

British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal Decisions

British Columbia Labour Relations Board Decisions

CanLII: Canadian Legal Information Institute: Indispensable portal to federal and provincial statutes, court decisions (including the Supreme Court of Canada, agencies and labour relations board websites).

Canada. Federal Labour Standards Review Commission (Arthurs Commission)

Canada Industrial Relations Board Decisions

Canadian Library of Parliament LEGISINFO: Bills before the federal House of Commons & Senate

Eur-Lex (Portal to European Union Law)

International Commission for Labor Rights (ICTUR)

ILO Database of national legislation NATLEX: 55,000 national laws on labour, social security, and related human rights, and over 300 laws in full text.

Ontario e-laws: Statutes and regulations, and includes Reference Tables that provide legislative history of each statute.

Ontario Employment Standards Appeals Decisions

Ontario Human Rights Commission: The website includes case summaries, but the complete decisions are only available online through Quicklaw.

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Decisions (2000 to present)

Ontario Labour Relations Board Decisions: from 2000 to the present. More complete holdings through Quicklaw.

Ontario Legislative Assembly: Includes "Bills before the House", with companion documents.

Ontario Legislative Library

Ontario Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal: Includes Decisions.

Quebec Labour Relations Board (French only)

Quebec Statutes (in English)

Quebec: Public Bills (in English)

Quick Law (restricted to only U of T Students)

Thomas: Portal to U.S. Legislative Information on the Internet, provided by the U.S. Library of Congress.

United Kingdom Lawlinks: Portal to legal information for the United Kingdom , European Union, and international law.

United States Employment Law Information Network

United States Legal Information Institute (LLI) - Labor law: Portal to U.S. federal and state laws and judicial decisions, maintained by Cornell University Law School.

United States National Labour Relations Board: Includes Decisions of the NLRB.

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Major Canadian Law Firms

Borden Ladner Gervais

Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers

Canadian Association of Administrators of Labour Legislation (CAALL)

Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish

Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti


Harris and Company

Hicks Morley

Ius Laboris (an international alliance of law firms specializing in employment and labour law, pensions and employee benefits)

Koskie Minsky LLP

Lancaster House Legal publishers

McInnes Cooper


National Workers Compensation Defense Network

Nelligan O'Brien Payne

Norton Rose Fulbright

Ontario Labour -Management Arbitrators Association

Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt

Sack, Goldblatt and Mitchell

Shell Lawyers

Victory Square Law Offices

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