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  • Ontario Enhancing Enforcement to Ensure Worker Rights Are Protected

    Ontario is enhancing workplace enforcement, penalties and education to ensure all new worker rights under its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs are followed. This plan includes raising the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage as full-time workers, introducing paid sick days for every worker, and providing at least three weeks' vacation after five years with the same employer.

    News Release | Labour
  • Ontario Investing in Major New Rapid Transit Line in London

    Ontario is investing in the London Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)--a major new transit project that will connect people in London with work, school, appointments and activities faster, while increasing transit ridership and helping manage congestion. 

    News Release | Transportation
  • Ontario Workers Receive First Paycheques with New Minimum Wage

    Many workers across the province have now seen Ontario's increased minimum wage reflected in their weekly pay. The general minimum wage rose from $11.60 to $14 on January 1, 2018, and will increase again to $15 on January 1, 2019.

    News Release | Labour
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