Life After Bill 148: What is “Equal Pay for Equal Work”?

By: Jordan Rodney for TLOMA Today |

Chief among the sweeping legislative changes to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) introduced by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (“Bill 148”) was to the Act’s “Equal Pay for Equal Work” provision. The Ontario government has championed the significance of this amendment by indicating that, “Ontario will become the first jurisdiction in North America to mandate equal pay for equal work between casual, part-time, temporary and seasonal workers, and full-time or permanent workers.” Read more →

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