Updated on January 25, 2024
Explore this article for important information about the 2023-2024 Statutory Holidays in Ontario. The province observes nine holidays annually, ensuring employees enjoy time off with pay, premium holidays, or compensatory time.
Stat Holidays Ontario 2023
Employers bear the responsibility of ensuring that their employees receive the appropriate entitlements and pay for statutory holidays in Ontario for the years 2023-2024, as outlined in the Employment Standards Act (ESA).
All workers are required to take statutory vacations, unless they work in an industry exempt from this mandate. Industries such as healthcare, dining, and tourism fall under this exemption. However, employers in these exempt sectors are still obligated to provide substitute holidays or allow employees to choose their holidays in accordance with the ESA. In this article, we will delve into the details of Statutory Holidays in Ontario for the years 2023-2024, so please stay tuned.