On May 23, 2017, Ontario’s long-anticipated Changing Workplaces Review Final Report (“Report”) was released. The Report contains 173 recommendations for changes to the province’s employment standards and labour relations laws.
The final recommendations would, if legislated, have a significant impact on the application of labour and employment laws to franchised businesses operating in Ontario. To help businesses prepare for the possibility of these significant reforms, we have summarized below the recommendations that would most significantly impact the franchise industry. Continue Reading Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review Takes Aim at Franchise Industry