Compliance Poster Company’s Newfoundland & Labrador All-On-One™ Labor Law Poster has been updated with several labor law changes that impact employer responsibilities and policies, and employee rights. These changes apply to all employers in the province. Minimum Wage Increase Oct. 1 One change that may have the greatest impact is a 25-cent increase in the Read more

Minimum wage legislation exists for Canadian provinces and territories as included in labor and employment standards.  Minimum wage laws stipulate the lowest rate an employer can pay employees who are covered under an Act or Standard and serve an important purpose: the protection of non-unionized workers in unskilled jobs.  Minimum wage rate standards can, however, Read more

Manitoba’s minimum wage will increase October 1, 2014. Currently the wage rate is $10.45 per hour for most industries. On Wednesday October 1, 2014 the minimum wage increases by 25 cents to $10.70 per hour.  All employees must receive the minimum wage regardless of the number of hours they work unless they are not covered Read more

The recently released Policy on Mental Disabilities and Addictions addresses longstanding discrimination, stigmatization and social exclusion this group experiences in Ontario Canada. The Ontario Human Rights Code protects individuals with mental health disabilities and addictions from discrimination and harassment under the ground of “disability” and extends to five areas: When receiving goods, services and utilization Read more

The Government of Canada has recently overhauled the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP); re-organizing it into two distinct programs. The changes are designed to ensure Canadians are considered first for available jobs. Foreign workers should only be used to fill acute labor shortages on a temporary basis when qualified Canadians are not available. This overhaul Read more

Portions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) are now in effect, then on January 15, 2015 additional sections related to the unsolicited installation of computer programs or software come into force. Organizations operating in Canada that use electronic channels to promote or market products and services must comply with CASL; this includes charities and non-profits. To Read more

Compliance Poster Company (CPC) is the leading provider of All-On-One labor law posters for Canadian provinces. Each poster order from CPC’s Canadian province poster line comes as a set, with an All-On-One poster and a Companion poster. The poster sets describe codified rights and responsibilities under various labor laws and provide employees with required notices. Read more

What do Ontario and Prince Edward Island have in common you ask? Minimum wage rates bump up in both provinces beginning June 1, 2014. In Ontario Canada the minimum wage rate applies to most employees. Check out the handy chart below to determine what rate you should be paying your employees. Minimum Wage Rates Current Read more

Canadian Provinces, Ontario and Prince Edward Island have minimum wage increases coming soon. Effective June 1, 2014 the general minimum wage rate for Ontario increases by 75 cents from $10.25 per hour to $11.00 per hour. There are minimum wage rate distinctions as outlined below: The student worker rate will  increase by 70 cents from Read more

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has published its enforcement “blitzes” and regional initiatives schedule as part of its Safe at Work Ontario strategy. The Safe at Work strategy aims to protect workers’ health and safety on the job and ensure employers comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Actually, the strategy also helps Read more