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Will Canadian employees have a public holiday to mark the Queen's funeral? It depends.

Canada - September 15 2022 With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, many in Canada have been asking whether a public holiday will be declared - including business closures - to…

Craig J. Stehr

Q&A: Right to Disconnect law in Ontario

Canada - April 4 2022 To unpack how Ontario's new "Right to Disconnect" legislation impacts employers across the province, last month lawyers from Gowling WLG's Employment…

Hina Ghaus

Employment, Labour & Equalities Law Webinar Series | Right to disconnect

Canada - March 28 2022 Employees are being encouraged to put their devices away after hours, and there's a lot to unpack in terms of how this will affect Ontario businesses…

Hina Ghaus

Update on Bill 27: Ontario bans non-competes

Canada - December 16 2021 It's been nearly two weeks since the Ontario government gave Royal Assent to Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 ("WWA"), and therefore, we've had…

Bill 27: Ontario bans non-competes and creates right to disconnect from work

Canada - December 3 2021 On November 30, 2021, the Ontario legislature passed Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021[1] an omnibus bill introduced by the Progressive…

Nicole Hilliard