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New version of ESA poster available

In light of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) changes to the Employment Standards Act, the previous version of the poster is now out of date. As a result, the Ontario Ministry of Labour has published a new “streamlined” 7.0 version of the poster.

Current and 2018 payroll rates chart

This quick reference 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.

Supporting Regulations to implement Bill 148 filed

On December 18, 2017, the Ontario government filed a number of supporting regulations aimed at the clarifying and implementing of various elements of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Bill 148) which significantly amends the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act.

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Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
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 18 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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