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Can you be paid below the minimum wage? Only 1 answer: Absolutely No.

Ontario Minimum Wage The minimum wage in Ontario is governed by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), which outlines the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers in Ontario, Canada. The minimum wage is the lowest rate an employer can legally pay their employees. It’s designed to provide workers with a minimum standard of… Read More »Can you be paid below the minimum wage? Only 1 answer: Absolutely No.

Know your Rights: Training must be paid

Unpaid Training? That’s not a thing in Ontario workplaces

Training in the workplace is a pivotal element in the professional development of employees and the overall growth of an organization. Recognizing its importance, Ontario has taken a legislative approach to ensure that employees are fairly compensated for training periods. This not only underscores the value of employee time but also sets a standard for… Read More »Unpaid Training? That’s not a thing in Ontario workplaces

Temporary Office Relocation: Continued Availability and Uninterrupted Services

Dear valued clients, We are excited to announce that our office is undergoing a relocation to a new and improved space. During this transition period, our team will be working remotely to ensure a seamless move. Rest assured, we are committed to maintaining our high level of service and availability throughout this process. While our… Read More »Temporary Office Relocation: Continued Availability and Uninterrupted Services

Three Hour Rule

The Three Hour Rule : Understanding Ontario’s Employment Standards Act

As an employee, it is important to be aware of your rights and entitlements under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) in Ontario. One such provision that protects employees is the Three Hour Rule, which ensures that workers receive a minimum amount of pay if they are sent home early from their scheduled shift. What is… Read More »The Three Hour Rule : Understanding Ontario’s Employment Standards Act