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  • The Global Employer™ Magazine: 2020 Horizon Scanner

    In 2020, trade tensions, uncertainties over Brexit, significant changes in the political landscape and unexpected global events, such as the Coronavirus outbreak, continue to present challenges for the global employer. Meanwhile, the relentless advance of technology is accelerating workplace transfo … Read more »

  • Saving Provisions Unable to Save Termination Clauses

    The Ontario Court of Appeal released yet another decision on the interpretation and enforceability of termination clauses: Rossman v. Canadian Solar Inc., 2019 ONCA 992. Recent appellate decisions on this matter have been inconsistent on this issue and unfortunately, Rossman is more bad news for emp … Read more »

  • The Coronavirus: How Ontario Employers Can Prepare

    With the spread of the novel 2019 coronavirus, employers may face significant disruptions in the workplace. As of January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. Officials from the Public Health Agency of Canada ha … Read more »

  • Avoiding the Cost of Imprecise Language in Incentive Compensation Plans

    Courts usually treat incentive compensation as part of the compensatory damages owed in lieu of common law reasonable notice of dismissal. However, if the employment contract and/or the incentive plan unambiguously extinguish entitlement to incentive compensation upon notice of dismissal, the agreem … Read more »

  • Tread Carefully When it Comes to Co-Working Spaces

    We’re pleased to share The Globe and Mail article, How co-working spaces expose companies to new legal risks. “Sharing office space with other companies and entrepreneurs can be an attractive option for growing businesses,” the author notes. But, as Jordan Kirkness points out, “when you’ve got your … Read more »