Human Resources

Human Resources

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Minimum Wage Increases effective January 1, 2018

On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed Bill 148, which includes amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA). One of the amendments affects the rate of minimum wage as outlined below.

General Minimum Wage

  • As of October 1, 2017: $11.60/hour
  • As of January 1, 2018: $14/hour

Students under 18

Students under the age of 18, who work part time during the school year (up to 28 hours/week) and on school breaks.

  • As of October 1, 2017: $10.90/hour
  • As of January 1, 2018: $13.15/hour

The Legislative Policy Changes page has been created to highlight information regarding Bill 148 – the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, Bill 127 – WSIB Policy on Chronic Mental Stress, and changes to the University’s Parental Leave Programs.

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