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How has Bill 148 impacted your business?

The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber Network are seeking grassroots data on the impact of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, which amended the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act.  We want to know how your business has been impacted by: the increase to the minimum wage; expanded leave entitlements; equal pay for equal…

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Canada Day

Canada Day Earlier today, the chamber released an Advocacy Snapshot regarding statutory holiday rules, parts of which created generated some confusion. The following information aims to provide clarification regarding regulations on business obligations on this year’s Canada Day. In cases where a statutory holiday falls on a Sunday, such as Canada Day 2018, mandatory closures…

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Statutory Holiday Information

Statutory Holiday Information Holidays for businesses and their employees are not always the same, and that always brings questions from employers, business operators, and consumers on what can be open, what cannot be open, and what legal obligations exist between management and staff. We are happy to share the following information as a reference guide…

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Death By 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness

Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness On May 31, 2018 the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the wider Chamber Network, released a report on Canada’s regulatory framework entitled Death by 130,000 Cuts: Improving Canada’s Regulatory Competitiveness. The report calls on Canada’s federal and provincial governments…

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