For the second time this year, the Ontario Government has introduced proposed legislative amendments to several workplace laws under the so-called “Working for Workers Act”. This year’s second iteration – Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 (“Bill 149”, available here) was introduced on November 14, 2023. These proposed changes were announced as part of a larger package that expands on the employee protections provided by the Working for Workers Acts, 2021, 2022 and 2023.Read more
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As of September 29, 2023, the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) has revised its Policy No. 15-01-02, “Employers’ Accident-Reporting Obligations”, to stipulate a three-business-day deadline for covered employers to file a report of workplace injury.Read more