The Employment Standards Act, 2000 is a provincial statute which prescribes the minimum standards applicable to provincially-regulated employees working in Ontario including minimum wage, vacation, vacation pay, public holidays, leaves of absence and entitlements to termination and severance pay. More.
The Ontario Human Rights Code is a provincial statute which provides protection to all individuals in Ontario and in particular prohibits discrimination and harassment in employment related to prohibited grounds of discrimination including race, sex, disability, sexual orientation and age. More.
The primary role of the Tribunal is to provide an expeditious and accessible adjudicative process by which applications alleging a breach of an individual’s human rights can be resolved. More.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act is a provincial statute which prescribes standards and protections with respect to the health and safety of provincially-regulated employees working in Ontario.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act also includes protections with respect to violence and harassment in the workplace. More.
The Canada Labour Code Code is a federal statute which sets out minimum terms and conditions of employment for employees employed in the federal sector including banks, airlines, broadcasters and inter-provincial transportation. The Canada Labour Code also prescribes standards with respect to health and safety and labour relations in the federal sector. More.
Mental Health and Addiction in the Workplace – Video file
This is an area of growing challenge for both employees and employers. Watch this video of Kevin Robinson being interviewed by Canadian HR Reporter on this complex subject.