Posts tagged with : Ontario Ministry of Labour

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Posted:
Jun 21
2016

What’s New – June 2016 – Issue #73

More than 33,000 Ontarians get the latest Ministry of Labour news delivered straight to their inbox. Find out why. Subscribe now Ontario Protecting Employees’ Tips And Gratuities As of June 10, 2016, new rules surrounding the handling of tips and gratuities are in effect. Employers cannot withhold, make deductions from or make employees return their tips […]

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Posted:
Jul 15
2015

What’s New | July 2015 | Issue #62

More than 28,000 Ontarians get the latest Ministry of Labour news delivered straight to their inbox. Find out why. Subscribe now. Ontario Investing $4.4 Million To Improve Occupational Health And Safety The ministry is providing $2.7 million to support research projects that will help reduce workplaces injuries, illnesses and fatalities as part of its annual Research […]

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Posted:
Mar 25
2015

WHAT’S NEW | March 2015 | Issue #58

Brought to you by the Ontario Ministry of Labour(For current or past issues of ‘Whats new’ visit the Ministry of Labour’s website here.) Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2015. Minimum wage rates for jobs in special categories (liquor servers, homeworkers, students,etc.) are […]

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Posted:
Dec 11
2014

Improving Workplace Safety with New Working at Heights Standards

Ontario Government Committed to Preventing Construction Injuries Issued December 9, 2014 11:00 A.M. Ontario is improving safety for construction workers by making new training for those who work at heights mandatory as of April 1, 2015. The new Working at Heights Training Program Standard will ensure everyone using fall protection systems is consistently trained and […]

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