All businesses operate within a certain jurisdiction, or maybe in more than one. For any federally regulated organizations, such as businesses in banking, telecommunications, and transportation, it’s likely you’ve heard about the major changes coming your way.
It’s a common misconception that if an organization receives federal funding, they are federally regulated. This isn’t always the case; refer to the government of Canada’s infographic “Federal labour standards that apply to you” if you aren’t sure whether you’re federally regulated. As for the significant changes to federal legislation, some have already come into force, and others have no set date for coming into force. There are, however, a substantial number of requirements which will come into force as of September 1, 2019. Are you prepared?