Recently the Government of Ontario made announcements that some legislative changes are in the works. Here’s a quick overview:
Pay transparency laws will soon require employers to publicly include expected wages in job postings. Another stipulation will also include the disclosure of use of artificial intelligence (AI) during the hiring process. Check out the link for more info: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1003758/ontario-to-require-employers-to-disclose-salary-ranges-and-ai-use-in-hiring
26 week job protected leave of absence will be available to assist employees dealing with a critical illness, cancer for example. Check out the link for more info: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1003785/ontario-taking-action-to-support-injured-workers-and-firefighters
The requirement for Canadian work experience is to be banned in job postings and application processes. Check out the link for more info: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1003798/ontario-to-ban-requirements-for-canadian-work-experience-in-job-postings
Some of these changes will be the first of their kind in Canada. Some great changes to keep watch for.
Check back for updates once this legislation has passed.
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