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Program: Employment Standards  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Labour
Phone Numbers: Greater Toronto Region: 416-326-7160
Toll-Free: 1-800-531-5551
TTY: 1-866-567-8893
400 University Ave, 14th Fl
Toronto, ON
M7A 1T7
Intersection: University Ave and Dundas St W
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Service Description: Develops and enforces minimum standards of employment under the Employment Standards Act including minimum wage, overtime pay, vacation pay, hours of work, paid public holidays, entitlement to pregnancy leave, parental leave and medical leave, equal pay for equal work, notice of termination of employment, severance pay and collection of unpaid wages due

Investigates complaints * offers information to employers and employees

Public Holidays - Employees are entitled to nine public holidays with pay: New Year's Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Minimum Wage
$14.00 General
$15.40 Homeworker
$13.15 Students under 18 years
$12.20 Liquor servers
$140.00 Hunting/fishing guides (day, 5 hours+)
$70.00 Hunting/fishing guides (less than 5 hours)

Fees: None * set fee for some publications
Application: No referral required * call, drop-in or visit website
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
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This information was last completely updated on December 19, 2017

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"About Us"
Employment standards are enforced under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), which sets out the minimum standards that employers and employees must follow.