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Guidance for Ontario Employers on Disconnecting from Work Policies and Non-Compete Agreements

Canada - March 1 2022 On December 2, 2021, the Working for Workers Act, 2021 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent. As we discussed in an earlier update, the Act, among other…

Alfred Pepushaj, Daniel Wong

Ontario Will Require Certain Employers to Implement Electronic Monitoring Policies

Canada - March 1 2022 On February 24, 2022, the Government of Ontario announced that it will introduce new legislation requiring employers with 25 or more workers to…

Alfred Pepushaj, Daniel Wong

Federal Advisory Committee Offers Insight into Disconnect from Work Policies for Employees

Canada - February 16 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic has blurred the line between work and home life for many employees. Disconnecting from work has in turn become significantly…

Alfred Pepushaj, Daniel Wong

You Heard Us the First Time: Global Payrolls Determine Severance Pay Obligations in Ontario

Canada - June 29 2021 In Hawkes v. Max Aicher (North America) Limited, the Divisional Court strongly affirmed and expanded the 2014 ruling in Paquette v Quadraspec…

Gavin Fior, Max Skrow, Daniel Wong

Estopped by a Shared Assumption: The Court of Appeal Clarifies the Doctrine of Estoppel by Convention

Canada - May 4 2021 On April 1, 2021, the Ontario Court of Appeal reviewed and clarified the equitable doctrine of estoppel by convention in its decision in Fram Elgin…