The general protections laws protect workplace rights. Most people and businesses are covered by these laws.
The law protects the workplace rights of most people and businesses including:
- employees who have not been dismissed
- prospective employees
You should read about the general protections laws. This will help you to understand the laws.
An applicant can choose to take their case to a federal court. See take your general protections case to court.
If you have been dismissed from your job, see dismissal under general protections.
Process for general protection disputes
Understand how we process general protections cases not involving dismissal.
Apply for general protections – no dismissal (Form F8C)
Make a claim about a dispute or incident under general protections laws.
Responding to a general protections claim not involving dismissal
Understand how to respond to a claim.