On April 29, 2021, the Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Benefit came into effect and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) was amended. Paid infectious disease emergency leave will now continue until December 31, 2021.
Please find below the latest update for Minimum Wage increases across Canada. The RCC (Retail Council of Canada) has a map with all current and upcoming minimum wage increases by province and territory.
The global pandemic forced employees out of brick-and-mortar offices and into virtual meetings and coffee and water dispensers have been replaced with Slack and Monday messages. This is the new normal for thousands of businesses (and their employees) around the world.