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Sherrard Kuzz LLP Briefing Note - Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Other Work-Related Statutes Now in Force

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Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Other Work-Related Statutes Now in Force

November 2, 2023


On October 26, 2023, Bill 79, the Working for Workers Act, 2023 received Royal Assent. As discussed in our March 21, 2023 briefing note, Bill 79 amends various work-related statutes including, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act, 2009, Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act, Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997, and the Ontario Works Act, 1997.  This briefing note summarizes key amendments now in force. Regulations will be passed in due course.

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