Hours of work and overtime legislation in Canada
|Jurisdiction||Standard hours||Maximum hours|
|Alberta||8/day, 44/week||12 consecutive|
|British Columbia||8/day, 40/week||N/A|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||40/week||14/day|
|NWT and Nunavut||8/day, 40/week||10/day, 60/week|
*Or employee's regular work day if more than eight hours.
Note: Some exceptions apply to federal Labour Code and provincial employment standards.
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