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June 9, 2022

A Tipster’s Refuge: Colorado Significantly Expands Health, Safety, and Fraud Whistleblower Protections

As summer starts to sizzle in Colorado, and the Colorado General Assembly closes its session, employers have seen a flurry of new laws affecting Colorado employees. Among them are now expanded protections for whistleblowers.

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May 31, 2022

Ontario, Canada Appeal Court Decides Non-competition Clause in Employment Agreement Governed by Common Law is Unenforceable

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has dismissed an employer’s appeal of an application judge’s decision that a non-competition clause in an employment agreement governed by the common law was unenforceable because it was ambiguous and overbroad.

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May 16, 2022

HB 22-1317: A New, More Restrictive Era for Restrictive Covenants in Colorado

Among a number of new bills affecting Colorado employers, perhaps none was as closely watched as HB 22-1317, which provides substantial changes to noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements in the state.

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February 23, 2022

Ontario, Canada ESA Guidance Includes New Chapters on Disconnecting from Work Policies and Non-competition Agreements

On February 18, 2022, Ontario’s Your guide to the Employment Standards Act was updated to include two new chapters that provide guidance on recent amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA).

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February 7, 2022

Ontario, Canada Court Confirms Working for Workers Act, 2021 Does Not Void Non-compete Agreements Entered into Prior to October 25, 2021

Ontario’s Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021, which became law on December 2, 2021, amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 to prohibit certain non-compete agreements.

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January 6, 2022

Colorado Criminalizes Certain Restrictive Covenants

Through one sentence in a 304-page bill enacted in 2021, SB 21-271 criminalized violations of Colorado’s restrictive-covenant statute, section 8-2-113, C.R.S. Effective March 1, 2022, violations of section 8-2-113 are a Class 2 Misdemeanor.

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December 3, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 Receives Royal Assent

On November 30, 2021, Ontario announced that it had passed Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 (Act). The Act received Royal Assent on December 2, 2021, and came into force on that day.

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November 11, 2021

What’s New in 2022? Laws and Regulations Taking Effect in the New Year

2021 saw state and local legislatures shifting their focus away from COVID-19 measures back to traditional employment law matters.

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October 26, 2021

Ontario, Canada Introduces Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021

A proposed bill would amend Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 and other statutes in the province to improve protection and support of workers and provide Ontario with a competitive advantage in attracting innovative global talent.

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September 2, 2021

Ninth Circuit Indicates Restrictive Covenants in Collaborative Business-to-Business Agreements Can Escape Per Se Liability

Few experts in the field of unfair competition law would disagree that the 2018 decision in AMN Healthcare, Inc. v. Aya Healthcare Services, Inc., was a game changer in California.

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