Youth Employment Rights

The Relevant Legislation The Employment Standards Act (ESA) sets out the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers in Ontario. Minimum Age to Work According to the ESA, young workers have the same rights as other employees in most Ontario workplaces. It is important to know that the minimum age for working in Ontario…

The Law and Youth Novice Drivers in Ontario: Part 1

This is Part One of a three-part series on the law around novice driving and graduated licensing in Ontario.  This comic was created by JFCY PLE Team volunteer Tony Young, a grade 12 student at Bayview Secondary School. Since Josh is a novice driver and under the age of 21, he can face legal penalties…