Employment Standards Act (including Bill 47)- What Employers Need to Know

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Small Business Advisory Centre

91 Cornelia St. N.

Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5L3

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Employment Standards Act (including Bill 47) - What Employers Need to Know

Join us for an in-depth session about the Employment Standards Act, and how it affects your business. On November 21, 2018, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act (Bill 47) became law, resulting in a number of changes to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) came into force on January 1, 2019.

Facilitated by Leslie Aiston - Employment Standards Officer, Ministry of Labour

Understanding the Act

  • What is the Employment Standards Act and Bill 47?
  • What is an Employee?
  • Exceptions, Exemptions, and Special Rules
  • Employee or Independent Contractor
  • The Employment Standards Poster
  • What is an Employment Standards Officer?
  • Provincial Offences Act

What employers need to know: Basics

  • Minimum Wage
  • Hours of Work
  • Overtime Pay, Public Holidays
  • Vacation and Vacation Pay
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Termination (Notice of,)
  • Severance
  • Tips and Other Gratuities
  • Temporary Help Agencies (THA's) vs. Clients
  • Reprisals
  • Filing a Claim

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