The Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act--Bill 132
Bill 132 came into effect for all Ontario employers, including licensed child care programs, on September 8, 2016. It involves changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), which means that most employers will need to enhance their workplace policies to ensure compliance. If you wish to review the Act itself, you may do so here. Alternatively, an informative article about Bill 132 appeared in the June edition of the OHS and Workers' Compensation Advisor newsletter, published by Mathews Dinsdale.
The Digital Privacy Act--Bill S-4The Digital Privacy Act received Royal Assent on May 18, 2015. It may have implications for your centre, as it adds teeth to PIPEDA. To better understand this legislation, you may wish to review a summary of the Act itself. The Canadian Library of Parliament makes one available here.