The minimum wage in Prince Edward Island (PEI) Canada will increase twice in 2014. The first increase takes place on June 1 with an increase to $10.20 per hour. Then the rate increases again on October 1 by 15 cents to $10.35 per hour. Honorable Janice Sherry, the Minister of the Department of Environment, Labour Read more

Recently, the Ontario Ministry of Labour launched an advertising campaign designed to better inform workers of their rights under the following Acts: Employment Standards Pay Equity Occupational Health and Safety Labour Relations The mass campaign is designed to ensure vulnerable workers understand and have access to information covered in the Acts. Did you know? Employees Read more

Effective July 1, 2014 employers in Ontario Canada will be required to provide basic occupational health and safety awareness and training to both workers and supervisors (Ontario Regulation 297/13). Employers should begin preparing for the effective date keeping the below requirements in mind. As specified under the Act, training for workers must be conducted as Read more

Raising the minimum wage is a highly debated topic no matter where you live. In the United States it is common to propose legislation that gets signed by a state’s governor. But citizens can come together and collect signatures for ballot measures also. In Ontario Canada, the government has appointed an advisory panel to give Read more

This fall, most of Alberta’s minimum wage workers will enjoy a raise in their hourly earnings. Effective September 1, 2013, the general minimum wage will rise from the current rate of $9.75 per hour to $9.95 per hour. The minimum wage for salespersons will increase from $389 per week to $397 per week. Each year, Read more

Tomorrow Wednesday May 1st Quebec’s Minimum Wage for general wage earners rises by 25 cents to $10.15 per hour. This increase was recently approved by the Cabinet and makes Quebec one of the many Canadian provinces that have a wage rate above $10.00 per hour. Compliance Poster Company keeps Canadian customers in compliance with its Read more

Ontario Canada Labour Law Compliance Alert: Promoting Safer and Healthier Ontario Canada Workplaces. Back in 2010 an Expert Advisory Panel on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) recommended basic health and safety awareness training programs for all Ontario workplaces. Based on the findings the Ministry of Labour proposes to introduce new regulations requiring employers to ensure Read more