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How proposed changes to Ontario labour law could hit cross-border employers

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 9:52 AM | By Eric Kay

In order to limit their employment law obligations, cross-border employers need to understand the laws governing their employees who perform work in Ontario. In contrast to employers headquartered elsewhere in Canada with operations in Ontario, it is particularly important for employers headquartered outside Canada, particularly those in the United States, to understand that there is no “at will” employment in Ontario. Rather employees in Ontario are governed by a contract of employment, either express or implied. If an employee does not have a written contract of...