On April 11, 2022, the Working for Workers Act, 2022 became law. It establishes new rights for digital platform workers, increases penalties for violation of workplace health and safety rules, and imposes new requirements on employers.Read more
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High Stakes Become Higher: Ontario OHSA Amendments Create Historic Director and Officer Fines and Even More Corporate Risk
The Government of ON passed Bill 88, the Working for Workers Act, 2022, which, among other things, contains various amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.Read more
The ON Government announced that the general minimum wage will increase to $15.50 per hour. This follows a previous increase to $15 per hour in January 2022, as well as other announcements regarding the Working for Workers Act, 2022.Read more
Ontario introduced Bill 88 – known as the Working for Workers Act, 2022 – if passed would provide for a minimum wage and other foundational rights for digital platform workers who offer rides or deliver food and other items for companies like Uber, Lyft, Door Dash and Instacart.Read more