As you look ahead to 2023 and think about employee retention, management and the needs of your workforce, it’s also a good time to review your employment agreements and ensure everything is in order.
esources issues like never before. Employers would be well-advised to consider the ways in which their actions at every step of the employment relationship, including those taken at the very beginning, can create or mitigate legal risks.
Misclassification of workers is a significant issue, and it exposes both sides to potential liability. “Deciding” whether to treat a worker as an independent contractor or an employee is not as simple as asking them how they want to be paid; courts and the Canada Revenue Agency will look beyond how the parties characterize the relationship and assess its true nature.