Ontario Consultation on Temporary Help Agencies

Ontario has launched a consultation on Temporary Help Agencies is to improve compliance with the Employment Standards Act (ESA). Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) inspections have exposed what temporary agency workers and migrant workers have known for years, that there is widespread non-compliance with the ESA and Employee Protection for Foreign Nationals Act (EPFNA). The deadline for written submissions to the consultation is Friday, January 29, 2021.

Migrant worker supporting organizations in Ontario are urged to submit letters in support of a joint proposal by Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, Parkdale Community Legal Services and Workers Action Centre.

Use this template letter to draft your submissions and send via email to the Ontario government.

Read our full submissions here.