The Laws They Are A'Changing (Again) – Backtrack on Bill 148: Proposed Reversals of Key Employment Law Changes in Ontario

WeirFoulds LLP | NOVEMBER 8, 2018
Megan L. Mah, Daniel Wong
On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 47, entitled Making Ontario Open for Business Act, which would repeal various sections of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 ("Bill 148") that introduced by the previous provincial government.

If Bill 47 passes, many of the amendments made to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the "ESA") under Bill 148 would be reversed. Below is a summary of the key provisions of the ESA that the Ontario government intends to repeal in the near future.

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