Worker Definition? Ministry of Labour Revised……

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The Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.1 has revised their definition of “worker”.

“worker” means any of the following but does not include an inmate of a correctional institution or like institution or facility who participates inside the institution or facility in a work project or rehabilitation program.

  1. A person who performs work or supplies services for monetary compensation.
  2. A secondary school student who performs works or supplies services for no monetary compensation as a work experience authorized by their school board
  3. A person  who performs work or supplies services for no monetary compensation under  a program approved by a college of applied arts and technology, university or other post-secondary institution.
  4. A person who receives training from an employer, but who, under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, is not an employee for the purposes of that Act.
  5. Other persons who perform work or supply services to an employer for no monetary compensation.

 

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