Human Resources at Waterloo

Our mission

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.

  1. Dec. 15, 2017Change to Public Holiday Pay Formula – effective January 1, 2018

    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:

  2. Dec. 14, 2017Minimum Wage Changes – effective January 1, 2018

    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

  3. Dec. 13, 2017OHIP+ : Children and Youth Pharmacare Program

    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.

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