On November 28th Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent and became law. Bill 148 involves changes to everything from the minimum wage and public holiday pay, to how employees request scheduling changes, refuse shifts and take leaves of absence. Bill 148 has the potential to impact families who employ or contract with support staff, respite workers and community participation supporters.
On January 17, 2018, Community Living Guelph Wellington is hosting developmental services sector labour and employment lawyer Cheryl W. Pooran to deliver an in-person information and training session for people and families who engage workers for support.
In this session, Cheryl will review:
· The most significant aspects of the Bill for families in the DS Sector and the dates they will come into force;
· How you determine whether these obligations apply to your relationship with your worker;
· What your responsibilities are to a worker who is an independent contractor or an employee;
· What steps you can take to protect your loved one with a disability and your family, and ensure positive relationships with your workers; and
· Free resources to help you manage your worker relationship and ensure compliance with the law.
January 17th, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Community Living Guelph Wellington
8 Royal Road, Guelph
ARC Building, upstairs cafeteria.
Contact Fern Donaldson to RSVP