Following are links to applicable employment resources for Manitoba. If you have any questions on this information, contact Janice Goldsborough, Manitoba Pork’s Human Resources and Training Coordinator, at 204-471-6530.
Quality AgriWorkforce Management: This guide to hiring and managing international workers on your farm from the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council is designed for use by Canadian producers in the ag sector, covering provincial and federal legislation as well as best practices for your operation.
Manitoba Prosperity Report 2020: Manitoba Pork provided support to the Manitoba Employers Council in the development of this report. Although the results for Manitoba were not as stellar as hoped, there is optimism that the Government of Manitoba can move on several initiatives to help expand the province's economy in order to address the identified shortcomings.
Employment Standards in Agriculture in Manitoba: This website covers all farm operations. Pay careful attention to your category. Some rules apply to everyone in agriculture, while others may only apply to those in climate-controlled facilities (such as hog farms).
Safe Work Manitoba: This website is a resource for safety-related information.
Workers Compensation: Workers Compensation covers all employees in agriculture should they be injured on the job.
Manitoba Human Rights Commission: All employees should be treated equally and fairly. Should you have any issues regarding the need to accommodate a worker or questions about human rights, please review this website. Click here for the Human Rights Commission's resource to determine what type of questions you can and cannot ask a potential employee.