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Category: Vacation

Significant Changes to Employment Standards Coming to Ontario

By , June 2, 2017 8:36 am

On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced legislation to amend Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995. The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (the “Act”), builds on the Changing Workplaces Review Final Report which was released on May 23, 2017 after two years of consultations, including with our law firm. Continue Reading…

No Vacation for a Year? Understanding your Right to Vacation Days

By , March 21, 2016 10:00 am

You were offered a new position.  You negotiated for a great salary and many vacation days. When you start working, your employer tells you that although your contract says that you are entitled to many vacation days, you cannot take any vacation for the first year. Is this legal? Vacation Entitlement and the Employment Standards Continue Reading…

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