Legislation

Here you will find information on employment-related legislation.

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP)

Subject to legislative approval, by 2020, every employee in Ontario will be part of either the ORPP or a comparable workplace pension plan. The goal of the ORPP is to …
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Family/Medical Leaves – Ontario

The Employment Standards Act of Ontario provides employees with a number of unpaid leaves of absence for family and medical reasons, assuming eligibility requirements are met. Click on the link …
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Health & Safety Program Requirements

Health & Safety Program Occupational Health & Safety Act All provincially-regulated employers in Ontario are required to provide safe and healthy workplaces. Employer Requirements to Comply: 1. Develop a Health …
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Amendments to Ontario Human Rights Code to include Gender Identity and Gender Expression

On June 13, 2012 the Ontario Legislature unanimously approved Bill 33 ‘Toby’s Act (Right to be Free from Discrimination and Harassment Because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression) at its …
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Are you compliant? Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

The Customer Service Standard applies to all organizations, both public and private, that provide goods or services either directly to the public or to other organizations in Ontario (third parties) …
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Workplace Violence & Harassment

All provincially-regulated employers in Ontario are required to protect workers against violence and harassment in the workplace. Employer Requirements to Comply:
 Develop a Policy with respect to both workplace harassment …
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