Human Resources Legislation

Following are links to applicable Manitoba human resources legislation. If you have any questions on this information, contact Janice Goldsborough, Manitoba Pork’s Human Resources and Training Coordinator, at 204-471-6530 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Manitoba Employment Standards in Agriculture: This site 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-control facilities (such as hog farms).

SafeManitoba: This site helps with any safety-related questions you may have.

Workers’ Compensation: Workers’ Compensation covers all employees in agriculture should they be injured on the job.

Human Rights Manitoba: 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.

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