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Information Sessions - Employment Standards Act

  • Content last reviewed: February 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 seminar on the Employment Standards Act (ESA), with a special focus on recent changes to labour laws under the Making Ontario Open for Business Act (Bill 47).

The presentations will be delivered by employment standards officers and cover topics such as minimum wage, hours of work, public holidays, leaves of absence 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
February 21, 2019

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Chatham-Kent, ON Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre ESA overview Eventbrite registration
February 28, 2019

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Smith Falls, ON Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County) ESA overview Eventbrite Registration
February 28, 2019

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Smith Falls, ON Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls/Lanark County) ESA overview Eventbrite Registration
March 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
London, ON London Small Business Enterprise Centre ESA overview London Small Business Centre website
March 28, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill, ON Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre ESA overview Eventbrite registration
April 16, 2019

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Orangeville, ON Orangeville & Area Small Business Centre ESA overview Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise 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