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Employment law changes coming: $15 minimum wage and more

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is currently reviewing recommendations under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, which includes a higher minimum wage up to $15 per hour and paid sick leave.

Overtime exemptions under employment standards

The following two cases address persons employed as “a duly qualified practitioner of public accounting” and “as a student in training,” and their entitlement to overtime.

A father’s complaint for discrimination on the ground of family status disallowed

Recently, the Public Service Relations and Employment Board rejected the grievance of an employee, who is a father, alleging discrimination based on family status. (in PDF)

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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

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