The changes introduced by the BC government eliminate the conflict for provincially-regulated employees between the availability of 18 months of employment insurance benefits and only 12 months of job protection.
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with current and 2018 payroll rates charts and complying with Bill 148 provisions that are in force January 1, 2018, as well as the equal pay for equal work provisions effective April 1, 2018.
Ontario’s Bill 148 “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017" was introduced on June 1, 2017 and it is assumed that with the Liberal majority, it will pass into law in the fall. The bill proposes a few changes to leave entitlements in Ontario which are a step in the right direction but which in my opinion still contain an inexplicable flaw, common in most provinces.
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