Changing Workplaces Review: Labour Relations Details

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Previously, we have discussed several aspects of the Changing Workplaces Review commissioned by the Ontario Labour Board, including the trends that are of concern to the Labour Board and proposed changes to employment standards. In this week’s article, we will go over how these changes could impact employers and workers. The Labour Board may have… Read more »

Changing Workplaces Review: Employment Standards

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Over the past weeks, we have addressed the areas of concern for the Ontario Labour board. Wrapping up this series, we address a few final points in the Changing Workplaces Review. The board will review and possibly update the regulations set out by the Employment Standards Act of 2000 (ESA) for Ontario workplaces in areas… Read more »

Changing Workplaces Review: Changing Pressures and Trends

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At the time, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA) seemed to cover every aspect of employment, protecting both employers and individuals. Since these Acts were made law, the workplace has continued to evolve rapidly. As such, the Ontario Labour Board thought it wise to revisit this legislation, paying… Read more »

Changing Workplaces Review: Labour Relation History and Scope of Coverage

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The Labour Relations Act is largely responsible for regulating labour in Ontario since 1993. Amendments have been enacted the two decades since, but because of changes in the nature of work and industry, the Labour Board has decided that now is the time to review those regulations to determine what changes need to be made… Read more »

Changing Workplaces Review: Guiding Principles

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Last week we discussed a general overview of the Changing Workplaces Review commissioned by the Ontario Labour Board and what issues the review covers and the objective of the review. In the coming weeks, we will discuss the trends being examined and the potential impact on employment standards. In this week’s article, we will cover… Read more »

Changing Workplaces Review: An Overview

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Employers and job seekers in Ontario are likely aware of the Changing Workplaces Review, but may be unclear as to how it will directly impact those who work or do business in the province; particularly those in the staffing industry. Over the coming weeks, we will provide an overview of the issues the review covers,… Read more »