Ontario Seeking Input on Occupations Exempted Under ESA

As part of Ontario’s review of workplace laws, the government has announced that it is reviewing the special rules and exemptions under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). It is seeking public input on the following occupations currently exempted: Architects Domestic Workers, Homemakers and Residential Care Workers IT Professionals Managerial and Supervisory Employees Pharmacists Residential…

The Six-Minute Labour Lawyer 2017

Description Another busy year has brought significant provincial and federal arbitration, labour board, and court cases. If you’ve missed any of the analysis, then you can’t afford to miss our annual update. Arbitrators, labour board adjudicators, union counsel, and management lawyers form the backbone of our panel, providing you with valuable commentary on a wide…

Craig Rix Quoted in Canadian HR Reporter on Ontario Workplaces Set to See Major Changes

The article provides an overview of the latest changes to workplace legislation in the new Fair Workplaces Act. “These are potentially big changes
the employer community will have to be ready for. To the extent that any of these major changes come about, I think that the HR community is going to be very busy helping guide their organizations in making sure that they fully understand the full scope and extent of what these changes mean to the way we do business” Craig said…