Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Practices Branch

Site: Central Region West, Newmarket

Record Details
Alternate Name Ontario. Employment Practices Branch ; Ontario. Employment Standards Program
Former Name Ontario. Ministry of Labour. Employment Standards Program
Office Phone 905-715-7061
Toll Free Phone Employment Standards Call Centre 1-888-299-3138 * Report Unsafe practices 1-877-202-0008
TTY Phone Employment Standards Call Centre 1-866-567-8893
Fax 905-715-7140
Website www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-labour
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Sets out the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers in Ontario workplaces

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 ($15 as of January 1, 2019), students under 18 years $13.15 per hour ($14.10 as of January 1, 2019), liquor servers $12.20 per hour ($13.05 as of January 1, 2019) * 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 * requires equal pay for equal work

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, caregiver leave, or personal emergency leave * 10 days unpaid emergency leave per year (employers with 50 or more employees) * 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Simcoe County ; York Region ; Ministry of Labour Programs
Eligibility Employees or employers
Application No walk in service, call for information, online information or claim filing at www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/forms/claim
Languages English ; French ; Other languages may be available
Fees None
Site Location East side of Leslie Street south of Davis Drive and north of Mulock Drive
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17345 Leslie St, Unit 101
Newmarket, ON L3Y 0A4
View Google Map
Intersection Leslie St and Stackhouse Dr
Mailing Address c/o Employment Standards, Construction and Industrial Health and Safety Programs
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Parking , Main door and Washrooms are accessible
Service Categories Occupational Health and Safety


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