Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), have proposed an amendment to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), which would provide increased employment mobility to certain foreign workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The proposed amendment was published on June 22, 2019, in Part I, Volume 153,Read More →
You are invited to the Dentons’ Labour, Employment and Pensions group half-day seminar on emerging workplace and human resources issues. Join us on May 31st at this complimentary seminar to discuss topics such as:
Date: January 17, 2019
Time: 9-10 a.m. PT, 10-11 a.m. MT, 12-1 p.m. ET
Join us for a complimentary 1 hour webinar where we’ll highlight and identify the changes in Employment and Labour law that you need to know about and the trends that can be expected to impact your workplace in 2019.
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Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 was recently introduced in the Ontario Legislature (“Bill 66”). Bill 66—as the name suggests—aims to make Ontario more competitive by reducing regulatory burden and giving businesses more flexibility.
Bill 66 proposes to make the following changes to existing legislation:
- Excess Hours of Work and Overtime Read More →
Going, Going, (Mostly) Gone: Ontario Conservative Government Announces Targeted Rollback of Bill 148 Amendments to the Ontario Employment Standards Act and the Ontario Labour Relations Act
Earlier today, Premier Doug Ford followed through on his promise to revisit the previous Liberal government’s labour reforms by introducing legislation that eliminates many of the most controversial aspects of Bill 148. The changes include:
- Minimum wage increase to $15.00/hr effective January 1, 2019 is cancelled – the existing minimum Read More →
Over the past 15 years under a majority liberal government, workplaces in Ontario saw many employment and labour law reforms. Most recently, the liberal government introduced Bill 148 which made significant changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995, among others.
When Ontario went to theRead More →
ESA Update: Ontario Government to Temporarily Reinstate Pre-Bill 148 Public Holiday Pay Formula Effective July 1, 2018
As you are aware, Bill 148 made substantial changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) that took effect on January 1, 2018. Among those changes was a new formula for calculating public holiday pay. This new formula required employers to calculate public holiday pay based on the regular wagesRead More →
Start: February 14, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
End: February 14, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
This session is only available via webinar
2018 has arrived with a roar as workplaces across Canada grapple with significant changes to the country’s workplace laws.
Join us for a complimentary 1 hour webinar where we’ll highlight the changes you need toRead More →
In conjunction with its overhaul of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Ontario government has also published an updated version of the Employment Standards Poster. Employers must post the poster in the workplace in an area where it is likely to come to the attention of employees and provide aRead More →
The Ontario government has just passed the Bill 148 which amends the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act with a target effective date of January 1, 2018. The Bill still needs to receive Royal Assent.
Key changes to the Employment Standards Act will include:
- Raising the general minimum wage to Read More →