By now, you would have read the numerous articles highlighting the deficiencies in electronic monitoring requirements in legislated changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the paucity of legislated or governmental guidance. Meanwhile, October 11, the date for compliance with the ESA requirements, is almost here.
electronic monitoring policy
Electronic monitoring of employees and the approach that employers take is typically a reflection of management styles. Employee and electronic monitoring are not new. New, are obligations under legislated changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) for organizations with 25 or more employees. The changes received royal assent on April 11, 2022, and require compliance by October 11, 2022.
On February 28, 2022 the Ford government introduced new employment legislation, Bill 88.