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Minimum wage hike, paid leave may lead to job loss, automation, labour lawyers say

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 11:32 AM | By Amanda Jerome

Ontarians will see sweeping changes to regulations across various sectors as of Jan. 1, 2018. From extending deposit protections for buyers of newly built homes to the much anticipated increase in minimum wage, the province is touting the various amendments as its way of creating fairness and opportunity during rapid economic change.

“As premier, the most important part of my job is listening to the people of Ontario. When we make changes to legislation and regulations, it’s about responding to real concerns from people in every...