The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new version of the mandatory employment standards poster (version 8) with the changes to the Employment Standards Act introduced by the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (introduced as Bill 47).
The per-kilometre amounts that may be paid tax-free to employees or officers as reimbursement for motor vehicle expenses incurred while travelling for business purposes using their personal vehicle will increase by 3 cents on January 1, 2019. (In PDF)
Here is a brief summary of the new or amended employment law changes in Alberta, in force January 1, 2019, that you need to be aware of and implement to ensure compliance.
- EI sickness benefits extending on December 18 - November 29, 2022
- First Reference annual holiday donation, season’s greetings and holiday break - December 24, 2021
- Ontario extends the COVID-19 period and paid IDEL period - December 8, 2021