London, Ontario January 1, 2018
All enterprises with employees should be aware that effective January 1, 2018 Bill 148 came into effect. This bill is a substantial piece of legislation with many changes to the Employment Standards Act, The Labour Relations Act and The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2017. The most notable change is the increase in minimum wage effective January 1, 2018 and another significant increase effective January 1, 2019. Bill 148 will require employers to make significant changes to their policies and practices. Employers will require assistance implementing Bill 148 due to a varied scheduled of implementation.
Personal Emergency Leave will become available to all employees, not just employees of employers who regularly employ 50 or more employees. In addition, two days of Personal Emergency Leave will be paid, provided that the employee has been employed by the employer for more than one week. The paid days will have to be taken before any unpaid days of Personal Emergency Leave in a calendar year. Employers retain the right to require evidence of entitlement to these days but they will not be permitted to require a certificate from a qualified health practitioner.
Local Human Resources Professionals Katherine Englander and Jennifer Mercer along with lawyers Lance Caesar and James Morgan are offering workshops.
Registration is mandatory as breakfast will be served and handouts will be given. Registration is limited.
Middlesex County Date and Location:
January 31, 2018
Community Employment Choices, 16B Second Street, Strathroy,
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Participants will be given a step by step implementation guide. Those interested can register on Eventbrite under Bill 148 by location or for further information contact Katherine at 519-494-2936 or by email at Katherine@hrp4b.com
Registration is $75.00 per registrant on Eventbrite or $70.00 by etransfer to Katherine@hrp4b.com