We’re pleased to share a recent Canadian HR Reporter article, “Bill 66 could have ‘pretty profound’ impact on Ontario employers“, with insight from Andrew Shaw. If passed, Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, will amend Ontario’s employment standards, labour relations and pension benefits statutes, among other legislation, to cut business costs and streamline regulatory requirements. In particular, the Bill would eliminate the need for employers to obtain government approval for excess weekly hours of work and overtime averaging agreements. For further details on Bill 66, please also see here.

To ring in the New Year, we highlight the ten most significant developments in Canadian labour and employment law in 2016: Continue Reading Top 10 Canadian Labour & Employment Law Developments of 2016

On November 27, 2014, the Government of Ontario filed Ontario Regulation 235/14, which introduces changes to the existing regulations under the Pension Benefits Act (the “Act”).  These changes impose new requirements on plan administrators with respect to the disclose of information, “SIP&P” requirements, and commuted value transfers.

Continue Reading New Regulations Introduced under Ontario’s Pension Benefits Act Define New Plan Administrator Obligations