Legislative & Regulatory Compliance

Legislative & Regulatory Compliance

As an employer, your legal obligations to your employees are dictated by legislation and regulations.  These legislative/regulatory requirements can encompass a variety of different laws that set out the minimum requirements you owe to your staff.  

Ensuring that you meet the minimum requirements set out by legislation/regulations can help you avoid complaints, law suits and other penalties. 

David Ertl has been a trusted advisor to employers for 20 years, be it corporations, non-profits, partnerships, or sole proprietor ships.  

Ertl Lawyers works closely with human resource professionals, managers, and owners to make sure that they are following legislative and regulatory requirements the right way.   

Ertl Lawyers are employment counsel for employers in a variety of industries including:

  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Travel
  • Manufacturing
  • Trades
  • Professional Services
  • Accommodation and Food Services

Legislation and Regulations

Common pieces of legislation and regulations that Ertl Lawyers assists employers with include:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Employment Standards Act
  • Canada Labour Code
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act
  • Ontario Human Rights Code

Legal Help with Legislative/Regulatory Compliance

Common issues that Ertl Lawyers helps employers with include:

  • Assistance with appropriately paying out overtime and creating legal overtime policies
  • Ensuring vacation pay is properly calculated and paid out
  • Confirming legal requirements of health and safety policies required to be drafted and posted in the workplace
  • Interpretation of legislative requirements with respect to legislation and regulations
  • Changes to minimum wage and hours of work requirements
  • Implementing accessibility requirements in the workplace
  • Defence of human rights claims
  • Defence of Employment Standards Act complaints

We rely on David not only to answer our questions about employment laws and such, but in the case where something becomes a bigger issue, we know he’ll resolve it because he’s straight-shooting problem solver.



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We are employment counsel to small and medium-sized businesses across Ontario.
We provide outstanding service in employment matters including:

Contract Drafting
Workplace Policies
Hiring and Dismissals
Human Resources Advice
Litigation Counsel
Duty to Accommodate
Workplace Investigations
Legislative / Regulatory Compliance

Call us today. Our help can make all the difference.

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