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Good afternoon,

Please find attached a discussion paper for upcoming consultations regarding New Hours of Work Provisions under Part III of the Canada Labour Code. 

If you have not done so already, please RSVP by February 24, 2020: EDSC.DMT.ConsultationNTModernes-ConsultationModernLS.WD.ESDC@labour-travail.gc.ca     

Please note that the consultations will be held at 165 Hôtel-de-Ville, Place du Portage (Phase II), Gatineau (Québec). We hope that you can participate in person.

Agenda and additional details to follow.



Marine (transportation, longshoring and pilotage)

February 26 from 9 am to 12 pm (EST) (we will most likely hols another meeting in the afternoon – to be confirmed)

Road transportation (other than courier services)

February 28 from 9 am to 12 pm (EST)

Air transportation

March 3 from 9 am to 12 pm (EST)

Railway transportation

March 4 from 9 am to 12 pm (EST)

Courier services

March 4 from 1 pm to 4 pm (EST)

Telecommunications and broadcasting 

March 5 from 9 am to 12 pm (EST)

Grain handling

March 13 from 9 am to 12 pm (EST)


Danijela Hong
A/Director, Labour Standards and Wage Earner Protection Program
Workplace Directorate | Direction du milieu de travail
Labour Program | Programme du Travail
Emploi et Développement social Canada | Employment and Social Development Canada
165 Hotel-de-Ville, Phase II du Portage
Gatineau (Québec), K1A 0J