Over the past several years, Connecticut’s legislature has enacted some significant employment laws that have re-shaped the workplace and posed new challenges for Connecticut employers. The 2023 legislative session looks to be no exception.
Currently pending in the NJ Legislature is a bill that would upend decades of New Jersey jurisprudence governing restrictive covenants in employment contracts and severance agreements, and impose an array of new requirements for restrictive covenants.
On June 23, 2022, Canada’s Bill C-19 received Royal Assent and amended Canada’s Competition Act. As of June 23, 2023, the amendment will prohibit wage-fixing and no-poach agreements among certain employers.