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January 16, 2018

Information session about the changes to the Employer Standards Act, 2000 as part of the new Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act legislation.

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Do “Interns” Have Rights in the Workplace? – It Depends on the Circumstances

October 2, 2017

A 2014 inspection blitz by the Ontario Ministry of Labour found that the majority of the companies investigated were in violation of the ESA with resp Read More...

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Fall Hazards Workplace Safety Blitz

May 31, 2016

From May 16 to July 15, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Labour is conducting a safety blitz at workplaces throughout the province focusing on hazards th Read More...

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Ontario Employment Standards Poster

May 12, 2015

May 1, 2015: Ontario employers are required to post the Employment Standards Poster, version 6.0, in the workplace where it will be clearly seen by em Read More...

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    Ontario to Increase the Minimum Wage

    January 30, 2014

    On June 1, 2014, Ontario will increase the minimum wage from $10.25 to $11.00 per hour to reflect the rise in the Consumer Price Index.