News for Employees

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Minimum Wage Changes October 1, 2022

The minimum wage rates in Ontario are increasing on October 1, 2022 as summarized in the following table:

Minimum wage rate Current wage rate Effective October 1, 2022
General minimum wage – applies to most employees $15.00 per hour $15.50 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 $14.10 per hour $14.60 per hour

Monday, September 19, 2022

A message of appreciation during National Payroll Week (September 19-23, 2022)

From:   Michelle Hollis, Acting Associate Provost, Human Resources


Today marks the first day of National Payroll Week which occurs each September in Canada to celebrate payroll professionals and to highlight their impactful roles.

Monday, August 29, 2022

Announcement: Your benefit provider will be changing on January 1, 2023


A message from Human Resources:

Monday, August 15, 2022

REMINDER: Update Benefit Coverage for Overage Dependent(s) by August 19

  • Each summer our extended health and dental benefits provider requires confirmation of eligible overage dependent children to properly resolve adjudicate claims.
  • Employees with dependent(s) who will be between the ages of 21 and 25 during the upcoming Academic year (September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023) are asked to review and update their dependent’s student status in Workday.

What you need to do: To ensure continued coverage for your dependent(s) please log in to Workday to review and update their student status no later than August 19, 2022. For detailed instructions, please refer to the Workday User Guide for Overage Dependents posted on the Workday resources website.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Minor Revisions to Policy 6, Vacation Staff

A message from Human Resources