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October 2015

Issue 12 is now available online! Read our quarterly newsletter about the ministry's strategies for improving work place health and safety. Features: Interview with the Provincial Ergonomist Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care New JHSC Standards Amendments to the Mines and Mining Plants Regulation Material Handling Focus

Minimum Wage Increase Ontario raised the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective Oct.1, 2015. Minimum wage rates for jobs in special categories (liquor servers, homeworkers, students, etc.) have also increased as well. Learn More Gender Wage Gap Consultations Ontario’s gender