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April 11, 2019

Bill 66 Has Passed: Director Approval no Longer Required for Overtime Agreements

By Todd Weisberg and Mallory Adams

On April 3, 2019, Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019 (“Bill 66”) received Royal Assent and is now law. Bill 6...

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March 28, 2019

A Primer on the Mass Termination Provision in the Employment Standards Act

By Brandin O'Connor

Introduction In Ontario, provincially-regulated employers must provide enhanced statutory notice of termination (or pay in lieu thereof) when a sig...

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February 27, 2019

Companies With a Payroll of Less Than $2.5 Million in Ontario but More Than $2.5 Million Outside Ontario Take Note – OLRB Finds You Are Not a Severance Pay Employer

By Amelia Cooke and Mallory Adams

In a recent Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) decision, Hawkes v Max Aicher (North America) Limited (“Hawkes”), the O...

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January 25, 2019

The Top 5 Developments in Labour & Employment Law in 2018 (and What to Expect in 2019)

By Amelia Cooke and Mallory Adams

The Top 5 Developments in Labour & Employment Law in 2018 (and What to Expect in 2019) The past few years have been rife with developments in l...

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December 20, 2018

The Police Record Checks Reform Act is in Force: What You Should Know

By Todd Weisberg and Mallory Adams

After three years of sitting in legal limbo, the Police Record Checks Reform Act (“Act”) came into force on November 1, 2018. The Act s...

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November 22, 2018

Bill 47 has Passed: Changes to Employment Standards Come into Effect on January 1, 2019

By Todd Weisberg and Mallory Adams

On November 21, 2018 Bill 47, the Make Ontario Open for Business Act (“Bill 47”), passed Third Reading and received Royal Assent. This ...

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