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New limits on criminal records checks

The Ontario Government has passed legislation which imposes new restrictions on criminal record checks. All employers that rely on such checks should take note.

 

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Changes to police record checks

On June 3, 2015, the Ontario government has tabled Bill 113, Police Record Checks Reform Act to eliminate unnecessary barriers to employment, education and volunteer opportunities resulting from the inappropriate release of non-conviction or mental health information disclosed during a police record check.

 

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