Video on demand | Original air date : March 6, 2018

Bill 148 has made various amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. This online course will help HR professionals navigate the practical implications of these changes in Ontario workplaces.

  • What constitutes an employee under the new rules?
  • Overview of wage changes including minimum wage and equal pay for equal work
  • Practical implications for calculating leave payments
  • Changes to trade union bargaining provisions
  • How to make sure you implement the changes effectively



1 HRPA CPD credit hour

About the instructor

  • Lorenzo  Lisi

    Partner, Aird Berlis

    Lorenzo Lisi

    Lorenzo is Leader of the firm's Workplace Law Group. He has practised exclusively in the area of labour and employment law for over 25 years, representing employers on all areas touching labour and employment law, both provincially and federally.

    Lorenzo has developed a practical, business-oriented approach and has built a long list of loyal clients who depend on him for direct solutions, risk analysis and strategic advice. Cognizant of the time pressures and deadlines most employers experience in today’s workplace, he combines focused, calm and proactive advice with exceptional client service, while remaining approachable to all levels of the organization.

    His expertise spans the broad spectrum of workplace law, whether it be defending employers against employee claims (wrongful and constructive dismissal, human rights, harassment) or dealing with a unionized workplace. He has extensive experience in grievance and labour board litigation, injunctive proceedings, responding to union organizing and applications for certification, collective bargaining and grievance arbitration. Lorenzo also advises his management clients on acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, enforceability of restrictive covenants and the application of various labour and employment statutes.

Course curriculum

Find out how your workplace will need to adapt to the changes brought in by this upcoming legislation.

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