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Bill 27 – Right to Disconnect, a ban on Non-Competes and a New Legal Framework for Temporary Agencies and Recruiters

December 1, 2021

In an effort to address some key employment issues, the Ontario government introduced Bill 27 – the Working for Workers Act, 2021.

The recently passed, Bill 27, amends a number of employment and labour related statutes.

Some of the key highlights:

  • Legislating a “right to disconnect”
  • Banning non-compete clauses
  • Imposing licensing requirements for recruiters and temporary help agencies
  • Requiring washroom availability for delivery workers

Read more about these amendments here.