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Information Sessions

  • Content last reviewed: April 2019

As part of the Ministry of Labour’s ongoing commitment to provide compliance support for small business, the ministry has partnered with organizations across Ontario to provide a general overview seminars on the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

These presentations are delivered by subject matter experts from Ministry of Labour’s employment standards and occupational health and safety programs and cover key topics such as:

  • ESA: hours of work, public holidays, leaves of absence and more.
  • OHSA: getting answers about health and safety, injury reporting, inspector visits, and more.

Please check the calendar below and contact the agencies directly to sign up for a session near you. This calendar will be updated as new presentations are scheduled.

Please note these sessions are provided for your information only. It should not be used or considered legal advice.

Information sessions calendar
Date/Time Location Organization Topic Register
April 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Webinar Ministry of Labour ESA public holiday overview Adobe Connect registration
May 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Live stream
Brampton, ON
Ministry of Labour and Brampton Entrepreneur Centre ESA and OHS overview Live stream Eventbrite registration
Brampton Entrepreneur Centre website
May 29, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Newmarket, ON York Small Business Enterprise Centre ESA overview York Small Business Enterprise Centre website
June 6, 2019

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Smiths Falls, ON Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County) ESA overview Eventbrite Registration
August 22, 2019

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Markham, ON Markham Small Business Centre ESA and OHS overview Eventbrite Registration