Proposed changes to Ontario’s Employment and Labour Laws can have impact for employers in our region. The Ontario government has announced its intention to introduce proposed legislation, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. The legislative proposals include a wide range of changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act. Some changes include increasing minimum wage, changes to scheduling, overtime pay, paid vacation and equal pay for equal work provisions.
As more information becomes available, information sessions may become available in your area. For example the Kingston Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon see their website for more details.
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