Regardless of the size of your business, employers are expected to know the compliance requirements and comply with the legislation that influence their employment practices.
Ontario Legislative Bodies
In Ontario, most employers are required to comply with the following legislative bodies:
- Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)
- Ministry of Labour
- Privacy Commission of Ontario
- Pay Equity Commission of Ontario
Additionally, employers must ensure they are aware and their businesses are compliant with the following Acts
Labour and Employment Acts – Compliance Requirements
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Employment Standards Act, 2000
- Vacation Pay
- Equal Pay for Equal Work
- Hours of Work
- Disconnecting from Work
- Record Keeping
Human Rights Code
- Employment Practices
- Respect in the Workplace policies
Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA)
- Worker and/or Supervisor Awareness
- Health & Safety Policy
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
- Workplace Violence and Harassment Policy/Plan
- Health & Safety Representatives or Joint Health & Safety Committee
- First Aid
- Emergency Preparedness Plan
- Pandemic Plan
Pay Equity Act
- Pay Equity Plan
We understand the challenges of staying on top of new and changing legislative requirements.
We are here to help. Call us today to learn what your business’ compliance requirements are and how we can help.
Leah Kozak is a senior HR Consultant at Nimbus HR Solutions and loves working with organizations to create environments of high performance and engagement. Leah brings practical HR solutions to business challenges of all sizes, always looking for a win-win for the business and its employees. Her career has spanned multiple sectors including banking, social media, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing, which have lent to her ability to adapt quickly in any environment. When Leah isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with family, which usually includes watching or playing sports together.