In a Flash | Ontario Proposes Minimum Pay Rates for Government Contracts
In a Flash
Ontario Proposes Minimum Pay Rates for Government Contracts
April 18, 2018
Premier Kathleen Wynne introduced the Government Contract Wages Act, 2018 (the “Act”), on April 17, 2018. The proposed Act, if passed, would set minimum wages for workers in certain sectors under government contract.
If passed, the Act would update the existing Fair Wage Policy, last updated in 1995, and will apply to contracts with all government ministries, and with specified government agencies and Crown corporations.
In this article we will provide an overview of the legislation being proposed.
If you have any questions about this topic or any other questions relating to workplace law, please do not hesitate to contact a Mathews Dinsdale lawyer.
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