The recently passed Bill 27: Working for Workers Act, 2021 brought interesting amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000, such as the prohibition of non-competition agreements, new licensing and regulatory requirements for temporary help agencies and recruiters, and the requirement for employers to implement disconnecting from work policies.
This webinar will focus on the changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 as a result of Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021.
Employers and human resource professionals will undoubtedly remember 2021 as another year shaped by the pandemic. But … there were also legal developments in 2021 that were not related to COVID-19. In this FTR Now, we look at some of the year’s notable “non-pandemic” cases and legislative developments of interest.
We are back with another edition of Reaching Out. With 2021 drawing to a close, we thought it appropriate to update you on some non-COVID-19-related developments.
On December 2, 2021, Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021, received Royal Assent. We reviewed Bill 27 in detail in our FTR Now of October 26, 2021, Ontario Proposes Significant Changes to ESA and Other Employment-Related Legislation, as well as our FTR Now of December 1, 2021, Ontario Passes Bill 27, Working for Workers…
On November 30, 2021, the Ontario government passed Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021.
The Bill will amend a number of statutes, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997….