Employment Information

What Workers Need to Know!

1) For information such as hours of work, payment of wages, and employee benefits:

Labour Relations Agency of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador


2) The Labour Relations Agency provides information and resources on Newfoundland
Labrador and the Government of Canada’s labour standards.


3) The Labour Program provides information on employment equity act and mandates.


4) The Service Canada website provides key information from both government & non-government

  • Job Bank for Employers,

  • Canada Summer Jobs and Labour Market Partnership,

  • Employer Sponsored Training,

  • Employment Insurance (EI) for Employers,

  • Foreign Worker Program,

  • Payroll Administration, and

  • Suppliers


5) For information on training and education:


 A Career in the Trades



6) Some general Information and guides are available at:

Labour Standards Division-Labour Relations Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

How can I find Information about Starting a Business in Canada?

Canada Business provides a government information service for businesses and start-up entrepreneurs in Canada.

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency provides business information, sources of financing and links to sites in Atlantic Canada.
Metro Business Opportunities provides advisory and financial assistance to entrepreneurs in St. John’s and Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Association for New Canadians provides Business Development Support Services for newcomer entrepreneurs in Newfoundland and Labrador.


How do I Develop a Career Plan?

Visit the LMI Works Career Guide to find information and resources to assist you in making career decisions and developing career plans.


Job Search information  is available at:

Self-assessment resources are available at:
Educational guides and resources are available at:

CanLearn - Planning for Post-Secondary Education

Where can I find Information about Regulated Professions and Trades in Canada?

Employment and Social Development Canada - Labour Market Information is a comprehensive source of information on regulated trades and professions in Canada.
It contains information on entry requirements in both official languages and is designed primarily for professional or trades people within Canada.
It also provides information for individuals considering immigration to Canada.

I need Help Finding a Job. Where can I find Information?

Information about first time employment or other work opportunities can be found at:


Employment and Social Development Canada


Service Canada


Career Development eManual


Jobs in NL