The Ontario Government has launched a public consultations on the changing nature of the modern workplace. The consultation will consider how the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act could be amended to best protect workers while supporting businesses in our changing economy. Comments are encouraged throughout the consultation period and will be accepted until September 18, 2015. To know how to contribute, read the Guide to Consultations.
The CRDCN is currently searching for an Executive Director to replace Dr. Robert McNutt, who will retire in April, 2016. It is hoped that the appointment of the new Executive Director will start before then, preferably before April 1, to facilitate the transition. Read the job description.
The discussion paper by Rod Beaujot and Zeneida Ravanera, Population Change and Life Course: Taking stock and looking to the future, in which they summarize the presentations and discussions at the 2015 Conference of the PCLC Knowledge Cluster is now available. The paper also provide reflections on future considerations with respect to (1) strategic issues, (2) data issues, and (3) collaborative structures.