Province Receives Final Report on the Comprehensive Review of the Employment Standards Act

Island workers and employers can expect clearer, and more inclusive language to provincial employment legislation.

The Employment Standards Act Comprehensive Review Panel completed their review of the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and the Youth Employment Act, and have made 110 recommendations to these Acts based on the following key themes:

“How we see and define employment and workplaces has changed a great deal over the years, and we need modern legislation that reflects the socioeconomic realities of today and tomorrow. The final report of this comprehensive review captures both worker and employer perspectives and puts forward important recommendations that will allow us to advance healthy, safe and supportive workplaces all across PEI.”

– Workforce, Advanced Learning and Population Minister Jenn Redmond

Download a copy of the Comprehensive Review of the Employment Standards Act.
Source: Government of Prince Edward Island

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