First Reference company logo

First Reference Talks

News and Discussions on Payroll, HR & Employment Law

decorative image

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

HRinfodeskArticles may require log in credentials to HRinfodesk.

Current & upcoming minimum wage

There is more than one minimum hourly wage for Ontario employees. The current minimum hourly wage for employees in general employment is $11.40 an hour. The next minimum wage increase is scheduled for October 1, 2017.

Can terms of employment be implied because of industry practice?

The Court of Appeal for Ontario had to recently address whether the terms of an employee’s employment contract could be implied because of industry practice.

Sexualized and gender-based dress codes “not on the menu” for the OHRC

On March 8, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released a new report, Not on the menu: OHRC inquiry report on sexualized and gender-based dress codes in restaurants, that outlines commitments made by many of Ontario’s largest and most well-known restaurant chains to eliminate discriminatory dress codes for restaurant staff.

Try HRinfodesk for the latest HR, payroll and employment news – FREE for 8 weeks

Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments are currently closed.