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978-0-7798-8533-6
Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
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Approximately 500 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2018-12-24
Carswell

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Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference - 2019 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:

  • Amendments as a result of Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018, which repealed most of the previous Liberal government’s changes in Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017
  • Changes as a result of Bill 47 to the minimum wage, scheduling provisions, Personal Emergency Leave, requests for medical notes, statutory holiday pay, the onus placed on employers regarding misclassification of employees, and the repeal of Bill 148’s provisions regarding equal pay for equal work
  • Clarifications regarding statutory holiday pay, Domestic and Sexual Violence Leave, and new entitlements to sick leave, family responsibility leave, and bereavement leave
  • Case law developments in 2018
  • Updates on information posting requirements and province-wide enforcement efforts for 2018 and 2019

 

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.