What are the rules to post on Job Bank?

Every job posting on Job Bank must respect the following criteria:

  • Provincial or territorial minimum wage standards must be met;
  • Tax deductions must be made by the employer; workers must not arrange their own contributions to such programs as income tax, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), employment insurance (EI) and Workers’ Compensation;
  • There must be a real job vacancy (the employer cannot have someone in mind for the position);
  • Any training that is a condition of employment must be paid;
  • Employment must be insurable in Canada; and
  • No fees can be charged to applicants.

The following job opportunities are not permitted on Job Bank:

  • Self-employment opportunities with or without a monetary investment;
  • Volunteer or unpaid internship opportunities;
  • Hiring replacement workers during a labour dispute;
  • A duplicate of a job currently advertised on Job Bank; and
  • Any job that Job Bank considers to be inappropriate.

You can refer to the Job Bank’s Terms of Use for more information on job posting guidelines.

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