The Ontario government has tabled Bill 79, Working for Workers Act, 2023, which, if passed, would provide further protections for remote and precarious employees under various employment statutes. This post outlines some of the key proposed changes of interest for employers and payroll.
Now and in the coming months, members of the Canadian Forces will be returning from military service in Afghanistan in significant numbers. Many of them, Reservists, will be returning to civilian work. We all owe these soldiers a debt of gratitude for their service. Employers specifically owe them a number of legal obligations, under Employment/Labour Standards legislation in various jurisdictions.