December 17, 2018

Generally, most employees in Ontario are entitled to receive overtime pay when they work more than forty-four hours in one week. The Employment Standards Act, 2000 requires that “an employer shall pay an employee overtime pay of at least one and one-half times his or her regular rate for each hour of work in excess of 44 hours in each work week.”

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Pay Transparency Act, 2018 Postponed

December 11, 2018

On December 6, 2018, Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018 received Royal Assent, which, among multiple amendments to va Read More...

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Open For Business – How Bill 47 Replaces Bill 148

November 29, 2018

The Ontario Government passed Bill 47, also known as the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018. The new law repeals and re-writes many of the cha Read More...


Mass Terminations: Employer Obligations and Employee Entitlements

November 12, 2018

Sometimes, like in the case of a corporate restructuring, an employer will find the need to terminate groups of employees or even entire business unit Read More...

  • Employment Standards Poster

    June 18, 2018

    On January 1, 2018, significant changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 under Bill 148, or the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, t Read More...

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