Guide Summary: Bill 47: Making Ontario Open for Business Act

On November 21, 2018, the Ontario Provincial Government passed Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018. This Bill will repeal sections of the previous government’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (known as Bill 148). The Act is in effect as of January 1, 2019.

This is a resource for small business owners, covering Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018, in relation to Bill 148. If you’re an employer looking for advice to apply the changes to your workplace, this guide is for you.

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