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Deadline approaching to comment on Bill 148!!

July 4, 2017

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs will meet to consider Bill 148, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and to make related amendments to other Acts.

The Committee intends to hold public hearings in:
• Thunder Bay – July 10
• North Bay – July 11
• Ottawa – July 12
• Kingston – July 13
• Windsor-Essex – July 14
• London – July 17
• Kitchener-Waterloo – July 18
• Niagara – July 19
• Hamilton – July 20
• Toronto – July 21, 2017.

Interested people who wish to be considered to make an oral presentation on Bill 148 during the week of July 17-21, 2017, should provide their contact name, mailing address, phone number, and email address to the Clerk of the Committee by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017.

Those who do not wish to make an oral presentation but wish to comment on the Bill may send a written submission to the Clerk of the Committee at the address below by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017.

An electronic version of the Bill is available on the Legislative Assembly website at: www.ontla.on.ca.

Peter Milczyn, MPP, Chair
Eric Rennie, Clerk

Room 1405, Whitney Block
Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M7A 1A2
Telephone: (416) 325-3506
Facsimile: (416) 325-3505
TTY: (416) 325-3538
Email: erennie@ola.org
Collect calls will be accepted.