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ESA Blitz This Fall to Target Repeat Violators

The Ministry of Labour has announced that from September 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016, employment standards officers will conduct blitzes targeting employers who have a history of non-compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). The blitz will primarily target sectors where there is a level of precarious employment, including personal care and professional…

Reminder: New Employer Workplace Harassment Obligations Now in Force

Effective today, significant reforms to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) are coming into force which place additional duties on employers with respect to the prevention of workplace harassment. As previously reported, these changes were outlined in Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2016

Employer Workplace Harassment Obligations Coming Into Force September 8, 2016

On September 8, 2016, changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act are coming into force which place additional duties on employers with respect to the prevention of workplace harassment. As previously reported, these changes have been brought about by Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence…

Ontario to Repeal ORPP Administration Corporation Act

On July 28, 2016, the Ontario government announced its plans to repeal the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation Act, 2015 (Act) when the Legislature resumes sitting in the Fall, 2016. The Act created the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) Administration Corporation to administer the ORPP, Ontario’s stand-alone solution to address retirement security concerns for…