Ontario’s Bill 142 received Royal Assent on Dec. 12, 2017 and ushered in broad reforms to the Construction Lien Act. The first of those reforms came into force on July 1, 2018. Here is what you need to know.
As even the most casual observer of current events is aware, the Ontario Government introduced legislation that will increase minimum wage from $11.40 to $15.00 an hour by January 1, 2019. Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (“Bill 148”) was introduced and referred to committee on June 1, 2017, just days before the provincial legislature rose for the summer.