Ontario’s diverse economy includes manufacturing, finance, technology, and healthcare. The cost of living can be high, especially in urban areas like Toronto, but wages are generally above average with opportunities in multiple sectors

Ontario Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days a year for sick  leave Other: 2 days […]

Checklist of Essential HR Policies in Ontario

The policies every employer doing business in Ontario has to […]

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Can An Ontario-Regulated Employer Prohibit Their Employees From Discussing Their Salaries, Bonuses And Other Compensation?

While open discussions about compensation between employees were once considered impolite, they are [...]

Updates in Ontario labour and employment matters: disclosure of salary ranges and AI; potential banning of NDAs


Licences to be required for temporary help agencies and recruiters in Ontario

The Government of Ontario has announced that, as of January 1, 2024, temporary help agencies (THAs) [...]

Ontario proposes mass termination protections for remote workers and increased information requirements for new hires

The Ontario Government is proposing updates to employment standards laws to ensure that remote [...]

Post-Employment References Policy

Here’s a post-employment references policy template that you can adapt with the help of your lawyer [...]

Ontario Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days a year for sick  leave Other: 2 days bereavement leave and 3 days family [...]

Pay Transparency Policy

Pay transparency has become the hottest thing in new HR lawmaking. Even if not currently required [...]

2023 Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada

Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada, as of Oct 1, 2023 FEDERAL General Minimum Wage: $16.65 per hour [...]

Pay Transparency – Know The Laws Of Your Province

Six of Canada’s 14 jurisdictions—Federal, BC, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Prince Edward [...]

Proposed Non-Compete Ban May Disrupt Staffing Arrangements of US Operations

Even when there isn’t a labour shortage, companies must invest significant resources to recruit [...]

The Use of Lie Detector Tests – Know The Laws Of Your Province

Courts in Canada generally don’t accept the results of polygraph or lie detector tests as evidence [...]

Call-In & Reporting Pay Policy

There may be situations where employers summon staff to work but then can’t actually assign them [...]

When You Don’t Have to Pay Employees Termination Notice – Know The Laws Of Your Province

Unlike in the US where employment is at will, employers must provide notice or wages in lieu of [...]

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