The new year is bringing legal changes that will affect staffing firms in the US that use workers on H-1B visas. For those operating in Ontario, legislation will provide for equal pay between temporary workers and traditionally employed workers.
Major legal developments affecting staffing firms this year are described in a report, “Legal Calendar 2018: Americas” by Fiona Coombe, director of legal and regulatory research at Staffing Industry Analysts.
Among the legal changes in the report:
Effective April 1, Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, or Bill 148 will require employers to pay part-time, casual, temporary and seasonal employees who perform substantially