Ontario’s Employment Standards Act (the ESA) sets out the minimum terms of employment for most employees in Ontario. It is a complex law that is difficult to understand. An employer cannot contract out of these minimum standards. Did you know your organization must post a Minister of Labour poster entitled “What You Should Know About The Ontario Employment Standards Act” in your workplace?
Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with Alberta's compassionate care leave; a reprisal claim for allegation of harassment under OHSA; and accumulated unused sick leave payout.