Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act vs. Open for Business Act: What’s Really Changed?

There has been a lot of coverage from the media and from other sources about the recent changes to Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. If you were to read only the headlines and social media posts, you might be led to believe that the entire act has been scrapped. But this is simply not true.

The new provincial government has introduced Bill 47 or the Open for Business Act and while some provisions of Bill 148 have been changed or repealed, several others have stayed in place.

For details of changed and repealed items and details of unchanged items, read this article from our Chamber partner, the London Chamber of Commerce.