Working For Workers Four Act, 2023
November 14, 2023
The Ontario government is introducing new legislation to continue leading the country in ground-breaking protections for workers. These proposed changes expand on the historic measures in the Working for Workers Acts, 2021, 2022 and 2023, which are helping millions of people in Ontario earn bigger paycheques and supporting newcomers in building the province.
Today, the government is introducing the Working for Workers Four Act, 2023, which if passed, would:
The government will also be launching consultations to:
- Restrict the use of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) in the settlement of cases of workplace sexual harassment, misconduct or violence.
- Create a new, job-protected leave for critical illnesses (like cancer) to match the length of the 26-week federal Employment Insurance sickness benefits.