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The Ontario government will introduce proposed legislation on October 25, 2021, that would ban the practice of imposing non-competition clauses on employees, a growing trend that is often used to intimidate workers. The proposed changes, which would amend the Employment
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People who choose not to get the COVID-19 vaccine due to personal preferences or “singular beliefs” do not have a right to accommodations under Ontario’s human rights law, the province’s rights watchdog says. The decision to get vaccinated is voluntary,
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A growing number of businesses in Ontario have begun implementing COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their employees. Some businesses are taking an all-or-nothing approach whereby if an employee refuses to comply with a mandatory vaccination policy, they will be fired. Other
Continue Reading Vaccine, Testing and Mask Mandates – Straight & Up Front – Can I be Fired if I Refuse to Comply?