Ministry Updates ESA Guide on Electronic Monitoring Policies

On July 13, 2022, the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (Ministry) updated its online guide to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (Guide) to include a chapter on written policy on electronic monitoring of employees. The chapter provides guidance on recent Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) amendments that require employers with 25 or…

Bill 88, Working for Workers Act, 2022, Passes – Key Dates to Watch For

On April 11, 2022, Bill 88, Working for Workers Act, 2022, received Royal Assent and is now law. Bill 88 enacts the Digital Platform Workers’ Rights Act, 2022 and makes amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006….

Bill 88 Referred to Committee with Public Hearings to be Held on March 28 and 29: Note Quick Deadline for Request to Make Submissions

On March 23, 2022, Bill 88, Working for Workers Act, 2022, was carried on division at Second Reading and referred to the Standing Committee on Social Policy. The Committee will be holding public hearings on the Bill in Toronto on Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29, 2022. For those parties who wish to be…