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Moly Law: Blogging about Labour, Employment and Human Rights

Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness: Competing for What?

Bill 66, called the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018, introduces further changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (the “LRA”). Like Bill 47, covered in my October blog post and passed in November, Bill 66 brings in a broad range of changes. Time will tell, but the biggest of the workplace changes to be ushered in when Bill 66 passes appear to be changes to the Labour Relations Act definition of “construction employer”.

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Moly Law’s 2018 Year-End Law Blog Round-Up

It’s that time of year again! End of year blog round up time! #clawbie2018 nomination time! To celebrate the end of the first year of the Moly Law blog, I wanted to shout out some of my own favourite law blogs. MY TOP 3 LAW BLOGS ABOUT EMPLOYMENT LAW Monkhouse Law's...

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS? SAY NO TO BILL 47

Earlier this month, the Ontario Government announced sweeping labour reforms in the form of Bill 47, the  Making Ontario Open for Business Act . Again. This time, the government proposes to roll back advancements achieved by workers after the previous Liberal...

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Is “Tip Pooling” or “Tipping Out” Legal?

What does the law say about tipping and gratuities? Is tip pooling or tipping out legal? Can the house legally take a cut of your tips? Servers and other workers rely on tips and gratuities to improve on a low hourly wage. But they may not necessarily take home all...

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