Leah Vosko, John Grundy, Rebecca Casey, Andrea Noack and Mark Thomas have published a new article in the Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal.
“A Tattered Quilt: Exemptions and Special Rules under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act” examines the various exemptions build into employment standards legislation as result of the perceived needs of particular industries, sectors or occupational groups. The result is a “tattered quilt” that means certain groups of employees disproportionately bear the costs of such exemptions. Such exemptions exacerbate insecurity for those in occupations characterized by high degrees of precariousness.
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