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Reflecting on success at International Women’s Day luncheon – Leanne Standryk speaks to full house at annual networking lunch

NEWS 12:48 PM by Melinda Cheevers  Fort Erie Post     The Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce hosted its 13th annual International Women’s Day Luncheon at Cherry Hill Club on March 2. Ruth Unrau (right) interviewed guest speaker Leanne Standryk. – Melinda Cheevers/Metroland Women of all backgrounds came together on Friday for the Greater Fort Erie Chamber of […] Read More

Rob Welch takes on an ERG for Y Kids!

Rob Welch, Senior Partner at Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP tackles the ERG for YMCA’s “Move for Kids” event on Saturday February 24th.  Within 45 mins Rob was able to complete an impressive 7.5 km on the beast, and still have enough wind left to talk about it! He thanks everyone who sponsored him for […] Read More

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

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