News archive - September 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Minimum Wage Changes October 1, 2021

The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing on October 1, 2021 as summarized in the following table:

Minimum wage rate Current wage rate Effective October 1, 2021
General minimum wage – applies to most employees $14.25 per hour $14.35 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 $13.40 per hour $13.50 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 $12.45 per hour $12.55 per hour

More information can be found on the Government of Ontario’s website

Friday, September 10, 2021

Workday system update – 2021R2

Effective September 11 Workday will be releasing its latest system update. These releases feature upgrades designed to increase functionality and enhance the user experience.

Most Workday releases will center around back-end improvements (which end users won’t notice). However, there may be some changes that impact campus. Further information on the release can be found on the New Workday features page.