Want to submit an event to the Startup Durham Region calendar for syndication? Add it here. All events are moderated for approval prior to being added to the calendar.

Loading Events

All Events

  • This event has passed.

January 30, 2018: Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017: Changes and Strategies for Employers

January 30 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Join Sean Moorfield of MNP (authors of the “Steering Through Change” employers’ handbook on how to navigate Bill 148, released in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce), and Wilson Vukelich LLP Labour & Employment Lawyer, Christine Ashton. They will review the key changes affecting your business in 2018 and share best practice employer strategies. Bring your questions for the Q and A!

As of January 1 & April 1 2018, when Bill 148 comes into force, it will substantially alter the legal landscape for employers in many ways with significant reforms to both the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act. For example, Bill 148 will:

Increase employers’ workforce costs, with increases to the minimum wage, additional vacation pay obligations, part-time employee pay matching obligations, 2 paid sick days and minimum shift pay when there is a short-notice cancellation.
Expose employers to prosecutions and penalties where they have mislabeled employees as contractors.
Greatly increase the unions’ ability to organize, certify new bargaining units and extend current bargaining units.

Details

Date:
January 30
Time:
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Website:
https://apboardoftrade.com/events/event-calendar/#id=768&cid=159&wid=2501&type=Cal

Venue

Ontario Power Generation Pickering Information Centre
1675 Montgomery Park Road
Pickering, Ontario L1W 3X5 Canada

Organizer

Ajax-Pickering Board Of Trade
Phone:
905-686-0883
Email:
admin@apboardoftrade.com
Website:
https://apboardoftrade.com

All events published on Startup Durham are done so as a convenience. Please contact the event organizer for confirmation on date, time, location, and registration information. Startup Durham can not be held liable for errors in event data including cancellation.