In A Flash – Sweeping Changes to Workplace Laws Proposed in Ontario
The Ministry of Labour has just released The Changing Workplaces Review Final Report (the “Final Report”). As previously reported,the Changing Workplaces Review was commissioned to comprehensively review some of the core legislation in Ontario affecting workplaces, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”).
The 420-page Final Report, released yesterday, contains nearly 200 recommendations to significantly overhaul workplace laws in Ontario. This article will include some of the more notable highlights.