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Caregiver Leaves to Help Families Now in Effect

Nov 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Children, Employment, Health, Health & Beauty, Work Standards

Family Caregiver Leave

October 31, 2014, Ministry of Labour – People in Ontario can now take three new leaves of absence thanks to the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014, which came into effect on October 29. This legislation allows caregivers to focus their attention on what matters most – providing care to their loved […]

Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Employment, News, Work Standards


Office of the Premier, January 30, 2014 – New Legislation Would Tie Minimum Wage to Consumer Price Index: Ontario is increasing the minimum wage from $10.25 to $11 per hour on June 1, 2014. This new rate reflects the rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) since the last minimum wage increase in 2010 and […]

If you’ve lost your job

Nov 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Employment

disappointed businessman

Losing your job can be a very stressful event. Sometimes, it comes with no warning, while at other times, you may have a chance to prepare for the challenges unemployment poses. To help people who are dealing with this situation, particularly for the first time, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has developed a […]

Self-Help Aid: Employment/Unemployment

Nov 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Employment

Often, one of the most frustrating things is finding information on the basics. This section is not only a directory related to all Employment/Unemployment matters but a handy tool to make it easier for you to find the steps you need to follow. Here you will find the links that will take you directly to […]