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Bill 148: the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, passed into legislation on Wednesday, November 22nd.  The Act includes increasing the minimum wage to 14 dollars an hour as of January 1st, 2018, moving to 15 dollars an hour in 2019, and adjusting annually for inflation in the years to follow.  You can access the Ministry of Labour’s news release at https://news.ontario.ca/mol/en/2017/11/ontario-passes-legislation-to-create-fair-workplaces-better-jobs.html.

The Act includes a number of other changes beyond the increase to minimum wage that will impact employers and employees in workplaces across Ontario. To support residential service providers in preparing for these legislative changes, OARTY is offering the following webinar which will detail the changes and new requirements in the Act, and explain what is required to ensure your agency is compliant with the new legislation.  Details regarding the webinar, including registration, have been provided below.

Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act Webinar – What Residential Service Providers Need to Know
Date: Friday, December 15th - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hosted by: OARTY
Presented by: Torkin Manes LLP
Cost:  $35 regular rate, $25 for members
Please note that the webinar focuses on explaining the new legislation and is not focused on funding for the new requirements

Please select the option relevant to your agency below in order to register for the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act Webinar.

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