This tool is designed to help employees and employers in Ontario understand some of their rights and obligations under the Employment Standards Act (ESA). It also includes calculations to determine whether the amount paid to an employee meets certain minimum standards of the ESA.
What you need to know about Ontario's accessibility laws.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to ensure that workplaces with 6-19 workers have a Health and Safety Representative(HSR). The Ministry of Labour has developed one-day training resources for Health and Safety Representatives in small businesses.
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) implemented new
Operational Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes, setting strict guidelines for the use of medical cannabis as treatment for work-related illness or injury.
Two special advisors have been appointed to conduct a review of the province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”).
US study on falls in the construction industry similar findings to Canada
CFBA Conference Guest Speaker Paul Radkowski, CEO and clinical director of the Life Recovery Program, provided some tips for dealing with mental health and addiction issues in the workplace during a presentation at the Ontario General Contractors 11th Symposium.
Members of the Canadian Farm Builders Association were told if they don’t already have a drug and alcohol policy to deal with impairment in the workplace, they need one now.