By Vasiliki Bednar and Robin Shaban With the invention of gig-based platforms like Uber and SkipTheDishes, the gig economy has not just become an integral part of the labour industry, but also digital society as well. Along with the meteoric rise in popularity of these platforms, many of these companies have “monopsonies” in their industries. […]
The Ontario government has introduced legislation that would require high-risk workplaces to have life-saving naloxone kits on site. Those workplaces deemed high risk for opioid overdoses would include bars and nightclubs, as well as construction sites. A government release says that between March 2020 and January 2021, around 2,500 people died from opioid-related causes. The government also […]
The Canadian government introduced a new pandemic aid bill on November 24 that would maintain some financial supports for businesses and workers until at least the spring of 2022. Bill C-2, if passed, would include providing wage and rent subsidies through the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program and the Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program. The Tourism and Hospitality […]
The province’s government has acted amid a fierce debate across the province and beyond. By Tom Nightingale The Quebec provincial government has unanimously adopted legislation that temporarily caps large-scale third-party delivery fees in the province while indoor dining remains closed. The new temporary law, Bill 87, caps the commissions charged to restaurants by delivery platforms […]
A law passed last month and set to take effect later this month or in March will reinstate displaced local employees, including restaurant workers, as their former positions begin to become available again.
B.C.’s Emergency Program Act (EPA) order will place a temporary cap of 15% on fees charged to restaurants from food delivery companies.
The Ontario food delivery cap officially began on Saturday, December 19 under the Supporting Local Restaurants Act, 2020.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it and app-based delivery workers have grave concerns about the Supporting Local Restaurants Act.
The Supporting Local Restaurants Act 2020 would cap fees charged by Ontario food delivery companies in areas where indoor dining is prohibited.
Press release An updated Liquor Control and Licencing Act and regulation came into force on Jan. 23 that will create new opportunities for businesses, increase convenience for consumers and enhance the Province’s commitment to social responsibility. Legislative changes The Liquor Policy Review made 73 recommendations to update antiquated laws for British Columbians and reduce red tape. […]