Protecting Employees’ Tips

In the last month, a number of employment and labour legislation issues have made the news. One of the major items was the province’s decision to ban employers from taking a cut of tips that are meant for servers and other hospitality service workers. On December 7, 2015, Bill 12, the Protecting Employees’ Tips Act, […]

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Changes to the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act

In early December, 2015, the provincial legislature passed legislation amending three labour-related statutes under the 2015 Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment Act. The changes to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA), the Fire Prevention and Protection Act, and the Public Sector Labour Relations Act will strengthen the rights of workers, firefighters and survivor […]

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