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[External Event] Bill 148 – Tackling the Implications on Business Owners and their Bottom Line

November 23, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am


The introduction of Bill 148, the Fair Workplace, Better Jobs Act 2017 will increase minimum wage to $14.00/hour in January 2018 but there are many more costly changes that will be impacting Business Owners and their businesses.  In this interactive session, you will:

1. Learn about the proposed legislative changes on:

  • Minimum Wages
  • Equal Pay for Equal Work
  • Employees vs Independent Contractors
  • Vacation
  • Increases in Leaves of Absences
  • Increased Penalties for Non-Compliance
  • Increase to number of ESA Officers monitoring compliance

2. Understand the risk and implications to your Business and your Business Success – on your employees, work culture and your business operations.

3. Identify problems and solutions to address how you will become compliant with the proposed changes.

In this session, we will talk about actions you should be taking at your company to mitigate risks and gain compliance.  We will also discuss changes in your business operations that might take place to address the impacts on employees, work culture, sales and profit.


Note there are a limited number of spots availble– so reserve early!


Who Should Attend

Attendees who will benefit are start-up and established small to medium-sized business owners, office managers and HR staff who want to understand the changes and what it means for their company.


About Hilda Gan:

Hilda Gan brings over 20 years of Human Resources expertise in the multiple facets of Human Resources management. Unique among HR Consultants, Hilda combines her HR expertise with business acumen and business owner experience to provide practical solutions that understand the needs of running a profitable business with the needs of recruiting and retaining the best talent feasible.

She has built an HR Department from inception to a national level, developing, visioning, implementing and managing all aspects within HR. She adds to this the distinct advantage of over 13 years of building, with her husband, a company’s overall business, administrative and HR structure from 2 people to a national transportation consulting engineering business with 7 offices across Canada. Developing and building the tools, structures, processes and the people in a strong work culture is one of her greatest strengths. She was instrumental in creating a 50 Best Workplaces in Canada® – Top 10 for two consecutive years.

For more information about Hilda Gan and People Bright Consulting Inc. visit


Thursday, November 23, 2017

09:30 – 11:30 EST


Sheocosystem Studio

703 Bloor St W (Unit 201)

Toronto, ON

M6G 1L5


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Space for this gathering is presented in partnership with Shecosystem Coworking + Wellness. Shecosystem is a coworking and event space where mobile workers can succeed in business without compromising their wellbeing. To join our community, learn about our events or book your next workshop at Shecosystem, visit


November 23, 2017
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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