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Bill 66: Changes To The Employment Standards And Labour Relations Acts
Bill 66, which received royal assent on April 3rd, 2019, changes the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the Labour Relations Act (LRA).
Canada
7 Jun 2019
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The Baby Boom Shift: The Impact Of An Aging Workforce, The Projected Big Business Transfers And The Millennial Changeover
The baby-boomer generation (those born between 1946 and 1964) are a significant share of the Canadian population and while many within this category are opting to continue working well after their retirement years...
Canada
21 Dec 2018
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Employment Bill 148 Is Being Scrapped…But Which Parts Are Uncertain
Last week Doug Ford announced that he was halting the implementation of a $15 per hour minimum wage in Ontario ...
Canada
12 Oct 2018
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Tim Hortons Franchises Reduce Employee Benefits
The news has been filled with stories about certain Tim Hortons franchises reducing employee benefits and no longer paying employees for their breaks.
Canada
9 Jan 2018
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New Laws To Take Effect This Year
Over the last half of 2017 there was a flood of information on what was going to take effect in 2018 and how we are to prepare for it all, taking the form of articles and news segments ...
Canada
9 Jan 2018
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New Workplace Standards Bill Is Now Law
Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, has passed its third and final reading with the Ontario Legislature and will very soon become law.
Canada
1 Dec 2017
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Bill To Increase Minimum Wage Hotly Debated In Ontario Legislature
Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, is in the midst of being debated by members of the Ontario Legislature. The Bill proposes changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act ...
Canada
25 Oct 2017
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Toronto Zoo Strike Costs Toronto $4 Million
Last spring, the Toronto Zoo saw a strike over wages for its workers, which caused the Zoo to remain closed for 5 weeks while an agreement was reached.
Canada
12 Oct 2017
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Google Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay
Google is under fire yet again with another lawsuit, this time, it has to do with gender-based pay discrimination at their headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Canada
22 Sep 2017
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Ontario Legislature Returns From Summer Break – Labour & Marijuana To Be Main Focus
Queen's Park resumes today after summer break, with much to keep them busy this fall. They will focus on the labour law changes and marijuana legalization which is set for July of next year.
Canada
18 Sep 2017
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Significant Changes Coming To Ontario's Labour And Employment Laws
Ontario is one step closer to approving the minimum wage increase of $15 an hour, however that is not the only change that is on Ontario's horizon.
Canada
6 Sep 2017
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Paramedic Who Had His Mother Die In His Arms Denied Workers' Compensation
It is common practice for Paramedics to arrive for their shifts up to a half an hour prior to their scheduled start time.
Canada
24 Jul 2017
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Failure To Pay An ESA Order Resulted In Jail Time And A $20,000 Fine
On June 6, 2017, a Mississauga employer received a jail sentence of 30 days plus an additional fine of $20,000 after failing to pay an order issued by a Ministry of Labour employment standards officer.
Canada
11 Jul 2017
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Minimum Wage Embedded In New Law
With the new minimum wage increase set to become $15 an hour in 2019, it would require the Progressive Conservatives to change labour laws in order to get rid of it.
Canada
4 Jul 2017
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Hockey Union Alleges The OHL Broke Labour Laws
Back in 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) over wages.
Canada
29 Jun 2017
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Boss Who Owed Workers $125k Sentenced To 30 Days In Jail
An employer based in Brampton failed to pay 43 employees more than $125,000 in wages, and has been sentenced to 30-days in jail.
Canada
22 Jun 2017
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Workplace Reform Showcase: Doctor's Notes
Over the past couple of weeks the government has discussed and unveiled a number of workplace reforms in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.
Canada
20 Jun 2017
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Ontario Liberals Announce Changes To Labour Law—And A $15 Minimum Wage
Tuesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced which recommendations of the Final Report of the Changing Workplace Review she would like to see implemented, including a $15 minimum wage
Canada
13 Jun 2017
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Is A $15 Minimum Wage, More Unionization And A Minimum 3 Week Vacation On The Horizon?
The Ontario Liberal government has just concluded its comprehensive review of the Ontario Employment Standards Act and Ontario Labour Relations Act, the two pieces of legislation that set out minimum standards in the workplace
Canada
23 May 2017
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Employers: A Shining Example Of How Not To Treat Your Employees
Unfortunately, reasonable accommodation for employees in the workplace continues to be the source of significant litigation and even today we continue to see outrageous examples of employers behaving badly.
Canada
4 Nov 2016
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