A digital self-audit tool to help employers audit their compliance with the Employment Standards Act (ESA) will be introduced by the Ontario government to make it easier for businesses to comply with the act and pay workers faster. Read more here.
This act scraps the two paid sick days legislated by the previous government. It also cancels 10 personal emergency leave days and replaces that with up to three days for personal illness, two for bereavement and three for family responsibilities. Read more here.
The review conducted by Bruce Reynolds and Sharon Vogel for the federal government in respect of prompt payment for government of Canada construction projects has been completed and their report “Building a Federal Framework for Prompt Payment and Adjudication” has been published by PSPC. See link below.