January 30, 2006
For immediate release
Review of Prince Edward Island Employment Standards Act and Youth Employment Act
Community and Cultural Affairs
Recently, Executive Council approved a review of both these Acts. This is the first review of the legislation in over a decade. The Minister is pleased the review is underway, and groups or individuals are invited to make oral presentations to the Employment Standards Review Panel. Presenters must call the Employment Standards Branch at 1-800-333-4362 or 368-5550 to arrange a date and time. A written version of the oral presentation must be received by the Branch no later than March 10.
Individuals wishing to make a written submission only may submit their recommendations by mail to Employment Standards Branch, PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8; in person at 31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, or any Access PEI Centre; by fax at 902-368-5476; or by visiting the government website at www.gov.pe.ca .
All written submissions/website comments must be received by the Branch no later than March 10 at 5 p.m.
Copies of the consultation paper are available on the government website or by calling the Employment Standards Branch.