[This legislation has now been amended or replaced. Please see our subsequent blog post here.]
Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017. This legislation would include significant amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”), the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Labour Relations Act. ...
There were two interesting developments in Ontario this month in employment and human rights law.
1. Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Bill 132 received Royal Assent. Important to our employer clients in Ontario are the amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Bill 132 now expands the definition of “workplace harassment” in the OHSA ...
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