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Bill 148 - Changes to Ontario's Employment Legislation

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two people at board meeting

On November 22, 2017, the Ontario Government passed Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 With it came substantial changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA), and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). This is the most significant set of changes to impact employers in Ontario in decades.

Given the effect of this legislation, Fasken has created this page as a resource for employers in Ontario to review the changes, identify new developments and find practical solutions. You will find bulletins, resource documents and seminars listed here, including any related material. In addition, please sign up to our Bill 148 mailing list to automatically receive our regularly scheduled bulletins on this topic.

To view our Bill 148 compliance audit packages, please click here (PDF).