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  • Non-Solicit Provisions in Employment Contracts – What You Need to Know

    Image by Edar from Pixabay We get a lot of questions from employers and employees about restrictive covenants. Many employment contracts include a restrictive covenant – a contractual clause that seeks to limit an employee’s ability to solicit the employer’s clients and/or employees and/or to compet … Read more »

  • Changes to the CEWS

    The federal government has passed Bill C-20, An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures, which makes changes to the  Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program. For those so inclined, here is the full text of the Bill.  New Criteria for Eligibility Starting with period 5 (which began on July 5), … Read more »

  • Attention Employers with Employees on the IDEL

    The state of emergency in Ontario ended on July 24, 2020. This means a new clock has started ticking for employers with employees on what were temporary layoffs but were then converted into deemed Infectious Disease Emergency Leaves (IDEL) by O. Reg 228/20. While this sounds confusing, basically if … Read more »

  • Family Status Accommodation in the Time of COVID-19

    Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels As workplaces re-open, employers are getting all kinds of objections from employees about coming back to work. Common among these are childcare responsibilities. While some daycares and day camps are operating, things are far from normal. What obligation do e … Read more »

  • Employers Get Out Your Contracts: An Important Ruling on Termination Provisions

    Image by Edar from Pixabay This Ontario Court of Appeal decision has been the talk of the town on all the Ontario employment law blogs and while we don’t like to be followers, we also wanted to make sure our readers did not miss this important decision. In Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. the O … Read more »