Human Resources at Waterloo
Delivering professional, employee-focused services with integrity.
Our vision 2020
Human Resources is recognized as a valued strategic partner to our clients by providing relevant, best in class, innovative services that support the goal of becoming a destination of choice for talented and engaged employees.
- Dec. 15, 2017
As a result of Ontario’s Bill 148, the formula for the calculation of public holiday pay in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) will be amended effective January 1, 2018, as follows:
- Dec. 14, 2017
The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing effective January 1, 2018, as summarized in the following table:
Minimum Wage Rate
Current Wage Rates
Effective January 1, 2018
General Minimum Wage – applies to most employees
$11.60 per hour
$14.00 per hour
Student Minimum Wage – applies to students under the age of 18 who work 28 hours a week or less when school is in session, or work during a school break or summer holidays
$10.90 per hour
$13.15 per hour
Liquor Servers Minimum Wage – applies to employees who serve liquor directly to customers or guests in licensed premises as a regular part of their work
$10.10 per hour
$12.20 per hour
- Dec. 13, 2017
As you may already be aware, starting January 1, 2018, more than 4,400 drug products will be free for anyone age 24 years or younger. Our Insurer, Great -West Life, has provided a news update in light of this upcoming Provincial Legislative Change.