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Employment Standards Act (ESA) – What Businesses Need to Know

A law called the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) establishes minimum employer obligations and employee rights with respect to rates of pay, hours of...

Ontario Strengthening Employee Rights

Ontario Proposing Changes to Legislation for Injured Workers, Broader Public Sector and Firefighters: Ontario has introduced legislation to amend three separate acts affecting workers...

Your Guide to the Employment Standards Act

This guide is provided for your information and convenience only. It is not a legal document. For complete information, refer to the Employment Standards...

Time Limit for Wage Recovery

Protections for Vulnerable Workers Now in Effect: There is no longer a ceiling on the amount Ontarians can claim for wages owed. Employees also...

Employment Rights – What Can You Do?

  Written by Daniel Foster Most people fail to realize that you do not necessarily need a licensed paralegal, or a lawyer, to assist you in...

I’m going to lose my job. What can I do?

Finding a job is a job in itself. Employment Ontario has a number of programs to help you put your best foot forward. If...

Are you going to be paid public holiday pay?

Public holidays in Canada, known as “statutory holidays”, “stat holidays”, or simply “stats”, are legislated at the national, provincial and territorial levels. Many of...

Employment Standards in Ontario

Fairness in the workplace is the right of all Ontarians. If you run a business or manage people, you need to know about the...