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Bill 148: Overview on the provisions in force on assent and on December 3, 2017

On November 27, 2017, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) received royal assent and is now law. This article provides a brief overview of amendments in force on assent and on December 3, 2017 regarding ESA and OHSA and what employers need to do to be considered in compliance as soon as possible.

A glance at ESA and OHSA requirements under Bill 148 and implementation dates

On November 27, 2017, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) received royal assent and is now law. Bill 148 makes significant amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

Current and 2018 payroll rates chart

This chart allows employers, HR and payroll professionals to view at a glance the Canada/Quebec pension plan, employment insurance, federal/provincial and territorial minimum wage rates, and basic personal amounts, as well as workers’ compensation premiums.

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 15 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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