Employment Standards Act

As COVID-19 case numbers rise to unprecedented levels, the BC Government continues to implement new provisions in response to the ongoing pandemic.

Early in the pandemic the BC government amended the Employment Standards Act to
Continue Reading British Columbia government expands COVID-19 Leave entitlement under the ‎Employment Standards Act

On April 3, 2019 the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019 (“Bill 66”) received Royal Assent.

The most significant change to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) was the removal of the requirement that
Continue Reading Bill amending the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Labour Relations Act, 1995 receives Royal Assent

On November 21, 2018 the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 (“Bill 47”) received Royal Assent and became law in Ontario.

Bill 47 repeals many of the changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
Continue Reading Bill 47 repeals recent amendments to the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act in Ontario