Regulation - LGIC

Digital Platform Workers' Rights Act, 2022 - Regulations

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Digital Platform Workers' Rights Act, 2022
Summary of Proposal:
The government is interested in your views on the following components of the supporting regulations:
• Coming into force date
• Work assignments
• Transparency rights / disclosure of information
• Notice of removal from platform

Feedback to the questions posed in the attached document will provide valuable insight as the government determines the best way to address these critical issues.

Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
The legislation and potential regulations will have a very positive impact on digital platform workers by increasing transparency, affirming the need to pay at least minimum wage (as established under the ESA), and ensuring these workers are protected from reprisal, uninformed termination (aside from when exceptions apply), and more.

From a business perspective, there might be minimal administrative costs for coming into compliance (i.e., learning about the legislation and regulation, updating processes, etc.). The extent and nature of new costs may vary depending on existing operational practices and arrangements between individual operators and workers. Operators that have already implemented transparent app processes, and pay their workers minimum wage, are not expected to incur any substantive costs.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
April 17, 2023
Comments Due Date:
April 27, 2023
Contact Address:
Employment, Labour, and Corporate Policy Branch
Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
400 University Avenue, 15th Floor
Toronto ON M7A 1T7