March 20, 2015 by Matthew Curtis in BC, Employment Standards, Ontario
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BC and Ontario Employers Take Note: Upcoming Minimum Wage Changes

Ontario Last fall the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 was amended to index increases to the minimum wage to Ontario’s Consumer Price Index.  Putting that into effect, Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour...

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July 21, 2014 by Matthew Curtis in Employment Standards, Labour, WSIB
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Significant Changes Proposed to Ontario’s Workplace Laws

Ontario’s government introduced workplace legislation on July 16, 2014 that would affect five labour and employment statutes in the province. Significant changes that are proposed in the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 include: ...

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April 14, 2014 by Matthew Curtis in British Columbia, English, Executive Compensation
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Contract Requiring Ex-Employee to Compensate Former Employer for Competing Ruled Enforceable in British Columbia

A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal has endorsed a novel approach to post-employment competition by upholding an employment contract whereby the employee was required to compensate the employer if she competed soon after her employment ended....

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