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978-0-7798-7940-3
Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
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Approximately 500 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2017-12-21
Carswell

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Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference - 2018 Edition
By: Eric M. Roher, M.A., LL.B., Maciej Lipinski, Ph.D., J.D., Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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Outlines the key obligations for employers under The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA, 2000) legislation.

The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA, 2000) sets out the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in Ontario workplaces. The standards outlined in the ESA, 2000 represent the minimum standards that employers must provide to their employees. The Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference focuses on the key obligations for employers under this broad piece of legislation.

NEW IN THIS EDITION

This edition includes information about major employment standards developments over the past 12 months, plus expanded sections, such as:

 

  • An update on the new amendments under the new Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (also known as Bill 148).
  •  Amendments regarding changes to the minimum wage, including the scheduled increase to $15.00 per hour on January 1, 2019.
  • An update on revisions to vacation pay entitlements.
  • Amendments providing new entitlements for employees who work on-call or have regular shifts cancelled on short notice.
  • Information on amendments affecting employees of temporary help agencies.
  • An update on new paid and unpaid leave entitlements.
  • Case law developments in 2017.
  • Information on new powers to enforce the ESA, 2000 against non-compliant employers.

 

About the Author

Eric M. Roher, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and practises in the areas of employment law, labour relations and education law. He is the author of Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Violence in the Workplace (4th Edition), An Educator's Guide to Violence in Schools (2nd Edition), released in 2010, co-author of An Educator's Guide to the Role of the Principal (2nd Edition), released in 2008 and co-author of An Educator's Guide to Safe Schools, released in 2004. Mr. Roher is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He advises employers on a range of labour relations and employment law issues, including employment standards, termination of employment, unjust dismissal, employee discipline, human rights and workplace safety. Mr. Roher was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1987.

Maciej Lipinski, Ph.D., J.D., is an associate with the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and practices in the areas of employment law, labour relations and education law. Mr. Lipinski represents private and public sector employers and employees on all aspects of labour and employment law, including employee terminations, severance packages, employee discipline, employment policies and handbooks, employment standards, labour arbitrations, and human rights matters. He writes and advises on a wide range of issues, including employment standards, policies and contracts, wrongful dismissal claims, health and safety, and human rights issues. Mr. Lipinski is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2016.