Input Sought for Employment Legislation

October 26, 2017

QUEEN’S PARK — Hearings have been scheduled for Bill 148, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

This is the legislation that will increase the minimum wage.

The first set of hearings is set for Monday, Oct. 30 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

The deadline to apply to testify in this set of hearings is today Thursday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m.

Another day of hearings is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:30 to 6 p.m.

The deadline for to apply to testify in this set of hearings is Monday, Oct. 30 at 5 p.m.

Written submissions are also being accepted until Friday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m.

To apply to testify, or to submit written submissions, please contact the clerk of the Finance Committee, Eric Rennie at 416-325-3506 or by email at

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