Posts tagged with : Bill 47

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Ministry of Labour | Employment Standards Presentation Calendar

As part of the Ministry of Labour’s ongoing commitment to provide compliance support for small business, the ministry has partnered with organizations across Ontario to provide a general overview seminar on the Employment Standards Act (ESA), with a special focus on recent changes to labour laws under the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47).   Click […]

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Ministry of Labour – Updated Educational Resources

The Ministry of Labour has updated its educational resources as a result of the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018. To access ministry resources including Your Guide to the Employment Standards Act, visit Ontario.ca/employmentstandards.   To stay up-to-date on Ministry of Labour news, subscribe to our newsletters. Thank You, Ministry of Labour

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Posted:
Dec 6
2018

In a Flash | Random Drug and Alcohol Testing is a Go at Suncor Worksites in the Oil Sands

Safety matters. Controlling impairment as a potential hazard has evidently continued to be a priority for Suncor even with the energy sector under pressure on multiple fronts. It has been a long road for Suncor to reach an agreement with the Union. One that had many a speedbump and even U-turns at times. See our […]

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Posted:
Dec 6
2018

Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 – Royal Assent

Please find attached two memos that summarize the changes put in place by Bill 47 – one for unionized construction employees, and one for non-construction employees.  I’ve included the changes to the OCOT legislation in the construction memo.   With respect to construction employees working under ICI collective agreements, the most notable changes to the ESA are […]

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