The Canadian Human Rights Commission was created to administer the Canadian Human Rights Act. It also ensures compliance with the Employment Equity Act. The Commission operates independently from government when administering these two acts of Parliament.
Established in 1919 to develop and enforce labour legislation, the Ministry of Labour's mission is to advance safe, fair and harmonious workplace practices that are essential to the social and economic well-being of the people of Ontario.
The CLC provides research and policy leadership on issues that impact the everyday lives of all working people such as wages, workplace health and safety, pensions and retirement security, social and economic justice and equality, access to public healthcare and childcare.
The OFL pushes for legislative change in every area that affects people’s daily lives, including health, education, workplace safety, minimum wage and other employment standards, human rights, women’s rights, workers’ compensation, and pensions. Access the OFL's publication page for documents and reports on a variety of topics important to HRM and labour.
OPSEU/SEFPO represents approximately 180,000 members across Ontario. They are full- and part-time workers, young and old. They trace their ancestry to all parts of the globe – as diverse a group as you could imagine. Our members work for the Ontario government, inside community colleges, for the LCBO, in the health care sector, and they are employed in a wide range of community agencies within the broader public sector.
This nonprofit organization conducts research on women in business, as well as diversity and gender issues and how they relate to leadership roles in business. Their Knowledge Center includes some free reports on the above topics.