Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap: Improving Employment Standards Protections for People in Precarious Jobs is a collaborative research initiative of seven Ontario universities and 16 cross-sectoral partner organizations. Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the five-year project seeks to inform effective employment standards enforcement in Ontario.
- Closing the Gap Researcher, Eric Tucker, Participates in A Conference Session Assessing Options Set Out in the CWR Interim Report October 18, 2016 - Lancaster House hosted a special audio conference session on September 13, 2016 to discuss options set out in the Interim Report of the Changing Workplaces Review. Closing the Gap researcher, Eric Tucker, participated in this […]
- Ontario Ministry of Labour’s CWR Interim Report and Two Supporting Studies Prepared by the Closing the Gap Researchers August 12, 2016 - Ontario is now mid-way through a review of the changing nature of the workplace and its impact on labour relations and employment standards legislation. On July 27, 2016, Special Advisors released an Interim Report outlining […]
- Have you had problems getting paid your wages or benefits? November 9, 2015 - Have you had problems getting paid your wages or benefits? Participate in a research study if you have complained to the Ministry of Labour over problems at work such as unpaid wages, no overtime, vacation […]
- 5 Reasons to Improve Employment Standards Enforcement in Ontario. September 28, 2015 - Growing evidence shows that the Employment Standards Act is failing to provide a floor of rights for Ontario’s employees, leaving many people vulnerable to violations. In our first research brief we explore five reasons why improving […]
- Closing the Gap project presents at four conferences this summer July 8, 2015 - The Closing the Gap team presented at four conferences focusing on issues of labour and employment. The international conference hosted by the Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalization and Work (CRIMT) took place on May 21 […]