Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017
Time: 8:30-10:30 am
Location: Newmarket Community Centre, 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, ON L3Y 3Y9
Panelist: Kyle Burgis
A Townhall discussion on Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 was organized to assist business owners and operators with insight into the potential implications of the new legislation. The event focused on clarifying provisions of the Act as well as collecting feedback to help frame the conversation around this legislation.
Kyle Burgis, Lawyer at Minken Employment Lawyers and Karl Baldauf, Vice-President Government Relations and Policy, Ontario Chamber of Commerce led the forum for the Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade across York Region about the impact that Bill 148 will have on businesses in Ontario. Businesses are increasingly questioning why this legislation is moving forward given its expected economic impact.
“Minimum wage hike, labour law changes ‘nutso,’ ‘heartbreaking’: Chamber” — York Region Metroland Media, September 9, 2017