The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with the employer pay equity monitoring program, music and productivity at work and the Ontario Ministry of Labour's stakeholder consultations for the Safe At Work Ontario strategy.
Safe at Work Ontario
The Ministry of Labour in Ontario is putting in place several enforcement measures to ensure compliance with Employment Standards and Occupational Health and Safety, including proactive and increased inspections of workplaces.
According to the Ontario Ministry of Labour and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the leading cause of lost-time injuries in the province. That is why, from September 15 to November 15, 2010, the Ministry of Labour will hold a workplace safety inspection blitz that focuses on MSD hazards in all sectors...