Human Resources Legislative Update
Ontario Passes Tips and Gratuities Bill
Date: December 7, 2015
On December 7, 2015, Bill 12 An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 With Respect to Tips and Other Gratuities passed Third Reading in the Ontario Legislature. The Bill will prohibit employers from withholding, making deductions from, or collecting tips or other gratuities from employees unless authorized to do so under the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Bill 12 will come into force six months after Royal Assent.
For detailed information on Bill 12, see our FTR Now, “Ontario Passes New Legislation Governing Tips and Gratuities.”