The Employment Standards Act is an Ontario law that applies to many workers in Ontario. It sets out basic minimum requirements about hours of work, minimum wage, termination, etc.: www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/00e41.
The Government of Ontario website includes a guide to the Employment Standards Act: www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/pubs/guide/.
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) has publications about your rights at work available on its website or in print: www.cleo.on.ca/english/pub/onpub/subject/work.htm.
Getting Legal Help
The law can be very complicated so if you have a question or problem, we recommend that you get legal advice about your situation:
- People living with HIV in Ontario can contact us for free legal advice.
- You can contact your local community legal clinic to find out about services in your community. You can find your local community legal clinic as well as specialty legal clinics using the Legal Aid Ontario website: https://www.legalaid.on.ca/services/legal-clinics/.