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Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Practices Branch. Central Region East, Scarborough

Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Practices Branch. Central Region East, Scarborough
2275 Midland Ave Unit 1, Toronto, ON M1P 3E7
Scarborough Central
416-314-5300, General Inquiry 416-326-7160
1-866-567-8893
General Inquiry 1-800-531-5551
416-314-5410
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Employees or employers
Sets out the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in Ontario workplaces

Administers and enforces the Employment Standards Act, 2000

Provides for minimum terms and conditions of employment
* sets out maximum number of hours that can be worked in a day or week, minimum daily, weekly or biweekly rest periods, and rules for overtime pay

Establishes minimum wage -- general rate $11.40 per hour ($11.60 as of October 1, 2017), students under 18 years $10.70 per hour ($10.90 as of October 1, 2017), liquor servers $9.90 per hour ($10.10 as of October 1, 2017)
* establishes vacation pay and paid public holidays -- New Year's Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, Boxing Day
* requires equal pay for equal work

Prohibits discrimination on bases such as sex, age or marital status in employer-provided benefit plans
* establishes entitlement to various categories of leave such as sick leave, caregiver leave, or personal emergency leave
* 10 days unpaid emergency leave per year (employers with 50 or more employees)
* forbids lie detector testing
* obliges employers to provide notice of termination or pay in lieu
* obliges employers to provide severance pay to terminated employees when applicable
* permits retail store workers to refuse work on Sunday and public holidays under particular circumstances
* protects the rights of domestic workers and homeworkers

It's Your Job, www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/atwork/youngworkers -- information on employment standards and occupational health and safety for workers under 25 years and new workers
No walk in service, call for information, online information or claim filing at www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/forms/claim
English; French - Other languages may be available
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Provincial Government
22-Aug-17
16-Nov-17
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Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Practices Branch. Central Region East, Scarborough
Address: 2275 Midland Ave Unit 1, Toronto, ON M1P 3E7;
Phone: 416-314-5300, General Inquiry 416-326-7160
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