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Your rights as a worker (Fact sheet)

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You have rights as a worker even if:

  • you are not a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or a holder of a work permit,
  • you just started the job,
  • you work in your home or someone else's home,
  • you live in someone else's home and you work for them,
  • you must work in different places at different times to do the job,
  • your job is full-time, part-time, or temporary.

Even if you signed a contract saying you are an "independent contractor" you still might have rights as a worker.