On January 1, two new laws took effect in Ontario, ushering in important changes for all workers. The two laws are Bill 148, “A Plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs”, and Bill 177 “The Stronger Fairer Ontario Act” (also known as the Elliot Lake Bill).
Toronto – The union representing workers at Canadian Blood Services (CBS) in Ontario is demanding “change and accountability” after a recent Maclean’s magazine article raised new questions and concerns about private-sector involvement in the blood system.
Pensions payouts are about to get better for members of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). Effective January 1, 2018, HOOPP is making changes to the way it calculates pension payouts. All of the changes mean more money in the pockets of HOOPP members.