January 24, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM EST
The passing of Bill 148 means employers with operations in Ontario will face new cost and compliance challenges, and must act quickly in amending their policies to reduce their risk of noncompliance. These legal changes will impact how businesses operate in areas that the Government of Ontario traditionally has not regulated in the past, including the compensation of part time workers and temporary agency workers, as well as limitations on the ability of the employer to change works schedules.
The new law contains important amendments to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995, with some having come into effect over the last several weeks, and a number of others with effective dates through 2018 and 2019.
While much of the media attention has focussed on the proposed increases to the minimum wage, Bill 148 sets forward multiple changes that will impact all Ontario workplaces. Among the changes that have already come into law, Bill 148:
In addition to which, between 2018 and 2019, the Bill will also:
We will also discuss a number of other “hot topics” in the webinar, among which are:
The webinar will be broadcasted on three separate occasions. There is no cost to participate. Please register for the date and time that suits your schedule.
Broadcast 1: Wednesday January 24 - 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EST
Broadcast 2: Thursday February 1 - 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. EST
Broadcast 3: Thursday February 1 - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST