In Pohl v Hudson’s Bay Company (2022 ONSC 5230) Justice Centa awarded at 53 year old Sales Manager with 28 years service a notice period of 24 months. No surprise there. However,
employment standards act
By now, you would have read the numerous articles highlighting the deficiencies in electronic monitoring requirements in legislated changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the paucity of legislated or governmental guidance. Meanwhile, October 11, the date for compliance with the ESA requirements, is almost here.
Employers may be surprised to learn that, whether they are aware of it or not, they could already have violated provisions of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”). As of June 2, 2022, employers who employed 25 or more employees on January 1, 2022 must have a written policy on “disconnecting from work”, which has been termed in the media as the ‘right to disconnect’.