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Ontario’s Employment Laws: Several Significant Changes Coming Under Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021 | Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

On November 30, 2021, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 27, the Working for Workers Act, 2021. Bill 27 amends a number of statutes, including the Employment Standards Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. According to the government, this legislation achieves a number of goals, including improving employees’ work-life balance, prohibiting noncompete agreements… Read More »

The New UAE Labor Law: Implications for Employers | Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a new set of labor laws governing private-sector employment relations. On February 2, 2022, Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 took effect, repealing and replacing Federal Law No. 8 of 1980, as amended, in its entirety. The labor law changes are fairly substantial and necessitate amendments to existing… Read More »