Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. First Reference 2. Crossroad Family Law Blog 3. Juriblogue 4. Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada 5. The Lean Law Firm

First Reference
When worlds collide: Restrictive covenants and notice periods

We’ve touched on restrictive covenants, specifically the fairly recent law banning non-competition agreements in employment contracts. We also frequently write about notice periods for terminations. What happens when the two collide? What is the impact of non-competition and non-solicitation provisions on a terminated employee’s notice period? …

Crossroad Family Law Blog
What is the Tort of Family Violence? A New Remedy for Victims of Domestic Violence

In an unexpected and precedent setting case out of Ontario, a self-represented victim of domestic violence was awarded $150,000 for the violence she suffered during her marriage. This was done through a new legal action created by the judge hearing the case, called a tort of family violence. This new tort of family violence is a huge change in family law that will have a big impact for victims of family violence. …


Le contexte sanitaire actuel oblige les organisations à faire preuve de créativité pour rejoindre les clients dans un contexte de plus en plus virtuel où les communications électroniques sont devenues essentielles. Aujourd’hui, les organisations mettent en place des stratégies numériques multicanaux comprenant médias sociaux, site Web ou encore infolettres. …

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
Working for Workers Act 2 Passes in the Ontario Legislature: What Employers Who Aren’t Uber Need to Know to Comply

In March, we blogged about Bill 88 or the Working for Workers Act (part 2) (the Act). You can read that post here. On April 11, 2022, the Act received Royal Assent, making it now law. Most significant to employers, who are not Uber etc., are the changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

The Lean Law Firm
E128: [ANNIVERSARY GIFT] Celebrate 10 years of helping lawyers succeed at work and life

Running a business is no easy feat. Keeping one running is even harder. Research suggests that only 78.5% of small businesses survive their first year. Law firms aren’t much different. Failures can result from overwhelm, loss of passion, lack of financial management, and lack of systems and processes. It’s one of the reasons we founded Gimbal in the first place. …


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