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What is wage compression?
In Ontario, many refer to the impact of pay compression following the recent minimum wage increase, where a long-time employee now has to work with someone who was just hired two weeks ago and is already making the same wage.
Five new year’s resolutions for employers
Ontario employers can be forgiven for a lack of enthusiasm in ringing in 2018. Several significant employment standards changes and other employment issues are on the radar for 2018 and require attention and resolutions to address potential workplace issues.
Compliance with occupational health and safety regulations may not be good enough: So says Court of Appeal for Ontario
In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held it is possible to comply with all relevant regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and at the same time violate the general duty under the OHSA to take “every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.”