Employing Young Workers


Do you know the differences between employing a student, a young worker and a worker over the age of 25? Use this free employer guide to learn how to employ and manage young employees in Ontario.

An employee’s age and work hours determine their minimum wage entitlements and in which industries they can work. Beyond providing correct pay, employers have additional obligations. Find out more about the unique responsibilities employers have when employing young workers.

After reading this guide, speak with our HR advisors to check whether your business is employing young workers in a manner that is compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act: 1 (833) 247-3652.

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