The Working for Workers Act, 2021 bans non-compete agreements for employees, requires recruiters and temporary help agencies to be licenced, and requires mandatory policies dealing with employee rights to disconnect from work at the end of the day.Read more
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The Ontario government has announced a plan to reduce WSIB premium rates for 2022, and to distribute excess surpluses from the WSIB insurance fund to participating employers.Read more
Mandatory Vaccination Requirements Imminent for Federal Public Servants, Federally Regulated Transportation Sector, and Travellers
The Canadian Federal Government announced much-anticipated, wide ranging new mandatory vaccine measures.Read more
Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Proof of Vaccine Certificates
OHRC takes the position that mandating and requiring proof of vaccination to protect people at work or when receiving services is generally permissible under the Human Rights Code.Read more