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  • Bill 148 PassesNovember 22, 2017

    On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, legislation that significantly changes workplace laws in Ontario. For more information, see our recent FTR Nows (which are best read in conjunction with one another): More Changes to Bill 148 after … Read more »

  • Bill 177 Introduces Transitional Provisions for WSIB Mental Stress, Increased Fines under OHSANovember 21, 2017

    On November 14, 2017, the Ontario government introduced Bill 177, the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, omnibus legislation which, if passed, would amend several employment-related statutes. In this FTR Now, we discuss the proposed changes to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Ac … Read more »

  • Ontario’s Next Wave of Pension ReformNovember 20, 2017

    New legislation has been tabled that will, if passed, change the retirement framework in Ontario – and the rules around pension plan administration, governance and funding. The proposals outlined in Bill 177, Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, include permanent solvency funding me … Read more »

  • Regulations Amending the Old Age Security Act Regulations ReleasedNovember 17, 2017

    On November 15, 2017, amendments to the Old Age Security Regulations (Regulations) were published in the Canada Gazette to: Phase in automatic enrollment for Guaranteed Supplemental Income (GIS) benefits, alongside enrollment for Old Age Security (OAS), by the 65th birthday of eligible individuals R … Read more »

  • Regulations Amending the Employment Insurance Regulations ReleasedNovember 17, 2017

    Significant amendments to the Employment Insurance Regulations have been filed and were published in the Canada Gazette on November 15, 2017 to implement the availability of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for the care of critically ill adult family members and the option to extend parental leave … Read more »