Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference, 2022 Edition


The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA, 2000) sets out the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in Ontario workplaces. The standards outlined in the ESA, 2000 represent the minimum standards that employers must provide to their employees. The Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference focuses on the key obligations for employers under this broad piece of legislation.

New in This Edition:

This edition includes information about major employment standards developments over the past 12 months, plus expanded sections, such as:

  • Significant changes in the legislation made in response to COVID-19
  • Details on employees’ new entitlements to infectious disease emergency leave
  • Changes to what constitutes layoff during a pandemic-related declared emergency
  • New scenarios facing employers in light of COVID-19
  • Case law developments in 2020
  • Updates on province-wide enforcement efforts for 2020 and 2021

Softbound book


Item #: 1731908513