Program of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development that provides services to help job seekers, workers, and employers with advice, grants, and other services around public and private sector employment.
Telephone line that provides general information about the Ontario Employment Standard Act.
This program does not provide legal advice.
Provides temporary regular financial benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find a job; able-bodied claimants must be seeking employment to remain eligible.
Applications should be submitted as soon as employment ends. Individuals can apply for benefits even if they have not yet received their Record of Employment (ROE)
Matches students to local employers in the community. The majority of jobs that are received are requests for yard/garden work or lawn care (mowing, trimming, weeding).
Program assists people with disabilities in finding sustainable, competitive employment or to helping to realize self-employment. A person does not need to be in receipt of ODSP in order to be eligible for Employment Supports.
Employment Supports Include:
Program of the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development responsible for enforcing the Pay Equity Act.
Other services include:
- investigating and resolving complaints
- administering public education programs
- monitoring employers for compliance