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

Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Practices Branch. Central Region East, North York
NO WALK-IN SERVICE
5001 Yonge St Suite 1600, Toronto, ON M7A 0A3
North York Central
647-777-5005 ; Employment Standards Call Centre 416-326-7160
Employment Standards Call Centre 1-866-567-8893
Employment Standards Call Centre 1-800-531-5551
647-777-5010
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Employees or employers
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 $14 per hour, students under 18 years $13.15 per hour, liquor servers $12.20 per hour
* 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

Prohibits unequal pay for equal work on the basis of sex
* 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, pregnancy and parental leave, caregiver leave, or personal emergency leave
* 8 days unpaid emergency leave per calendar year (3 days for personal illness; 3 days for family responsibilities such as illness of child or spouse; 2 days for bereavement leave)
* 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
- Not applicable - no walk-in service
Provincial Government
04-Jan-19
09-Jan-19
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Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Practices Branch. Central Region East, North York
Address: 5001 Yonge St Suite 1600, Toronto, ON M7A 0A3;
Phone: 647-777-5005 ; Employment Standards Call Centre 416-326-7160
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