Below are links to four key provincial laws that govern employment in Ontario:
Here are some other useful websites:
- Ontario Ministry of Labour: Health and Safety and Employment Standards
- Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC): Employment and OHRC eLearning Modules
- Hire Immigrants: What You Can and Can’t Ask In an Interview
- Ontario Ministry of Labour: Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps—includes a Workbook, Employer Guide, and eLearning
- Ontario Office of the Employer Advisor: The Employer’s Guide to Workplace Safety and Insurance (Feb 2016)
- Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB): Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) eLearning Series for Employers
- Government of Ontario: About Accessibility Laws and Accessible Workplaces
- AccessForward: Training modules on accessibility standards
- The Conference Board of Canada: Employers’ Toolkit: Making Ontario Workplaces Accessible to People With Disabilities, 2nd Edition (2015)
- The Human Resources Professionals Association: Professional Development – Webinars
- HR Council: HR Toolkit for Managers
In the design of this course we hoped to achieve the following objectives:
- Recognize some of the features of key employment laws in Ontario including:
- The Ontario Human Rights Code
- The Employment Standards Act
- The Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
- The Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Understand some of the legal rights and responsibilities of employers in Ontario when it comes to:
- the hiring process
- workplace practices
- termination of employment
- Learn about some of the employment law resources available to you in Ontario
You’ve completed the course!
We hope that you found it helpful and thought-provoking.
The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto is conducting an exit survey for this course to better understand how participants are benefitting from the Workplace Integration Network (WIN) program. Your participation in the survey is important and will help us identify areas where the WIN program is helping people the most and any areas that can be improved.
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