New Employee Rights under Employment Standards Act

New Employee Statutory Rights The government of Ontario passed significant amendments to the Employment Standards Act with the introduction of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 on November 22, 2017. Most changes will take effect on January 1, 2018 and will affect provincially regulated employers province-wide. What’s New The highlights of the […]

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Minimum Wage in Ontario to Increase on October 1

The government of Ontario is continuing to boost income for employees across the province by increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth year in a row. As of October 1, 2017 the minimum wage will be $11.60. It is important to note that this rate will not apply to liquor servers, students under the […]

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