Employment Bill 148 Passes Into Law

The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, best known for hiking the Minimum wage to $15 / hr. is now law, with much of it going into effect on January 1st. At that time, the minimum wage will jump to $14.00 hr. and to $15 January 2019. There are many other Employment Standards changes that will impact the construction industry. Please click here to see the briefing note summary provided by Sherrard Kuzz LLP.

The organized construction industry will not need to implement requirements of establishing 2 days paid leave and scheduling requirements at this time. Provision must be addressed in the collective agreements by 2020. Details will follow.