2023 HR Checklist For Ontario Employers

Here are some of the recent changes, and others coming in the near future.  Though not directly benefit related, it is a good checklist to reference and ensure you are on-side with.  Any questions, reach out to your employment lawyer or applicable professional.

Effective January 1, 2023, private companies incorporated in Ontario must establish and maintain a Register of individuals with significant control (“ISCs”)

Effective December 18, 2022, Employment Insurance (“EI”) sickness benefits were extended permanently from 15 weeks to 26 weeks.

Effective June 1, 2023, Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) has been amended to require that certain employers provide and maintain a naloxone kit in workplaces

Ontario employers can no longer enter into non-competition agreements