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Ontario. Ministry of Labour

Site: Western Regional Office

Service: Employment Standards

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Record #: OAK2647 Last Full Update: 28 Mar 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameMOL
Contact Information
Office PhoneInformation Centre 416-326-7160
Toll Free PhoneInformation Centre 1-800-531-5551
TTY Phone1-866-567-8893
Fax1-888-252-4684
Websitewww.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, RSS RSS, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactRegional Program Coordinator; Phone: 1-800-263-6906 ext 1233
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameOntario. Ministry of Labour
Service Level(30) Provincial Government
FundingProvincial
Service Information
Service DescriptionThe Ministry of Labour administers the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and regulations, which set out rights of employees and requirements that apply to employers in most Ontario workplaces. 
 
The Employment Standards Program:  
* provides information and education to employers and employees, making it easier for people to understand and voluntarily comply with the ESA and its regulations 
* investigates possible violations of the ESA and its regulations; resolves complaints 
* enforces the ESA and it's regulations  
* conducts proactive inspections of payroll records and workplace practices to ensure the ESA is being followed  
 
* the call centre will answer questions, or handle any matters pertaining to the Employment Standards Act 
 
To find out if the ESA applies to an individual situation, first review the General Information Fact Sheet and Guide to the Employment Standards Act 2000
 
Specific topics covered include:  
Agricultural Workers  
Domestic Workers 
Personal Emergency Leave  
Family Medical Leave 
Homeworkers  
Hours of work 
Overtime 
How to File a Claim  
Minimum Wage 
Pregnancy Leave and Parental Leave 
Public Holidays 
Retail Workers  
Termination of Employment  
Severance Pay 
Vacation 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region ; Hamilton (City of)
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityHamilton
Address & Map
119 King St W, 13th Flr
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y7
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionBay St S and King St W
Mailing Addressc/o Employment Standards 
70 Foster Dr, Suite 410 
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6V4
Wheelchair AccessibilityNot Applicable - telephone and online service only
Additional Service Sites
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesLabour Standards and Practices