The measures were applauded by some in the business community but condemned by anti-poverty activists.
The Ford government’s branding as a free market crusader may be off base, and their policies could stifle certain businesses.
The move comes extremely early on in the Ford regime, and the opposition is painting it as a sign of weakness.
Bill 148 mandates equal pay for part-time and temporary workers doing the same job as full-time employees and increases vacation entitlements.
Minimum wage will remain at $14 an hour rather than rising to $15 as planned by the previous Liberal government.
Spending outpaced population growth by 1.9 per cent
Court of Appeal for Ontario suspended what it called a “dubious” lower court ruling.
Stay application could result in court ruling being put on hold until a formal appeal is heard.
Doug Ford says he plans to stress the need to protect Ontario workers in the steel, automotive, and agricultural sectors.
Doug Ford’s government expected to bring the matter to a final vote on Thursday.
Toronto Mayor John Tory said city needs to be consulted.
Anything could happen June 7: Here’s what you need to know.
Told supporters he wants to bring back jobs in the manufacturing sector, be more business friendly.
Doug Ford says he’s determined to form a government that will drive efficiencies.
Christine Elliott concedes Ontario Tory leadership to Doug Ford after a review.