Working for Workers Act

In early December 2021, the Working for Workers Act, 2021 (Bill 27), received Royal Assent. Amendments to employment legislation in Ontario, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) were introduced in this bill. Let’s dive right into the information you need to know. The Right To Disconnect The Right to Disconnect has gotten the most […]

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Contractor Agreements

Contractor agreements are known by many alternate names, such as Independent Contractor Agreement, Subcontractor Agreement, Consulting Agreement, Freelance Contract, General Contractor Agreement, Consulting Services Agreement or Master Service Agreement. What is an independent contractor? An in dependent contractor, also known as a gig worker, a consultant or freelancer, is an individual that is typically self-employed […]

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What Is a Contract?

A contract is a legally enforceable agreement between parties. It is typically written. All legal contracts must contain these specific elements: It must contain an offer. The offer is what someone is going to do – example: hire you, sell you a car, buy your business etc. The offer must be accepted – meaning you […]

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