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What laws do I need to know?

As an organization in Ontario, Canada there are a variety of laws which a company must follow. If you disregard these laws, you are open to several types of censure.


Special Conditions for Construction

Various industry sectors have special rules for them, including retail and construction.


How to handle an audit or complaint

Various agencies have the ability to audit your organization for compliance to the law or will investigate your company in response to a formal complaint made to them (i.e. Human Right Commission).



Diversity includes human elements which have an effect on employee’s values, perception of self and others and behaviour (i.e. ethnicity, gender, race).


Leaves of Absences

In Ontario, there are many leaves of absences which are job-protected by legislation.


Copies of All Ontario Laws

e-Laws provides access to official copies of Ontario’s statutes and regulations. An official copy of a statute or regulation is an accurate statement of the law unless otherwise proved.


Charter of Rights & Freedoms


Human Rights


Legal Blogs



Compensation and Benefits

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Health and Safety

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Performance – Discipline and Termination

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Recruitment – Hiring & Interviewing

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The Eastern Workforce Innovation Board Presents:

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Connecting you to the information you need about Human Resources in Ontario, Canada in one easy to navigate place. What is Human Resources? “William R. Tracey, in The Human Resources…

Training – Required and Soft Skills

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What training is required? Training prepares employees to do their current job and development prepares employees for a future job. Training can be for ‘hard’ or technical skills (i.e. how…

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