Feb 5

Ministry of Labour – Comparison between Bill 148 and Bill 47

The following chart outlines the changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 that resulted from the passing of Ontario Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018, in terms of its effect on the changes to the ESA and the LRA previously make by Bill 148, the Far Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017.  Bill 47 received Royal Assent on November 21, 2018.  Amendments make to the ESA come into force January 1, 2019, whereas changes to the LRA came into force upon Royal Assent.

OBIAA – Comparison Chart – Bill 148 to Bill 47