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Bill 148 Implementation Time Table & Employment Standards Poster version 7.0

In our November 2017 corporate bulletin, we provided an update and overview of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which extensively amends the provisions of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) and Employment Standards Act 2000 (ESA).   Since our November Corporate Bulletin, we have received several inquiries regarding the timeline of effective changes.  […] Read More

BILL 148, THE FAIR WORKPLACES, BETTER JOBS ACT, 2017 – BECOMES LAW

By Leanne Standryk and Alexandra Del Vecchio   In 2015, the Ontario Government announced a comprehensive review of issues affecting the modern workplace.  Two advisors prepared a final report outlining 173 changes to the Employment Standards Act 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”). The Government introduced an Act to amend the Employment […] Read More

BILL 148, THE FAIR WORKPLACES, BETTER JOBS ACT, 2017 – BECOMES LAW

By Leanne Standryk and Alexandra DelVecchio In 2015, the Ontario Government announced a comprehensive review of issues affecting the modern workplace.  Two advisors prepared a final report outlining 173 changes to the Employment Standards Act 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”). The Government introduced an Act to amend the Employment Standards Act […] Read More

Voted Niagara’s “Favourite Law Firm”

The team at Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP are grateful for your vote of confidence! To be voted again – “Favourite Law Firm 2017” makes us proud indeed.   We are a full service law firm. If we can assist you with your legal needs please call us at 905-641-1551       Read More

The Government of Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review – Final Report

In response to The Changing Workplaces Review Final Report, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today, May 30, 2017, that the government is moving forward with a landmark package of measures to “create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs”.  The package of measures include: Raising Ontario’s general minimum […] Read More

Service Celebrates 50 Years of Extraordinary Ministry

For over fifty years the Welch family name has been synonymous with the role of diocesan chancellor and on Sunday, June 19, clergy and lay leaders gathered at Christ’s Church Cathedral in Hamilton to celebrate the extraordinary service of Canon Robert (Rob) W.P. Welch. Canon Rob serves as chancellor of the diocese and has done so […] Read More

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient – Rob Welch

Rob Welch has been selected as the 2016 Niagara’s Business Achievement – Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.   Rob is a Senior Partner and a proud member of the Lancaster Brooks & Welch team for over 35 years.   It is the Niagara Chamber of Commerce’s continued effort to acknowledge business excellence in our communities. The […] Read More

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