Ontario Government Proposes Significant Changes to Several Work-Related Statutes
October 27, 2021
On October 25, 2021, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021. If passed, Bill 27 will amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act, 2009, Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006, and Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Act. This briefing note summarizes the key proposed amendments. Regulations will also be passed in due course.
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