Human Resources Legislative Update
Ontario Safety Blitzes To Target Workplaces and Sectors with Vulnerable Workers
Date: April 12, 2016
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has announced that it will do over 20 targeted blitzes at Ontario workplaces from May 2, 2016 to March 31, 2017.
The Ministry will investigate potential violations of employment standards and occupational health and safety laws at targeted workplaces which include food services, retail stores, construction sites, mines and, in particular, sectors with vulnerable workers (e.g. temporary foreign workers, young workers and employees of repeat violators).