The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador recently released a decision regarding an employee’s post-employment obligations in relation to confidentiality and non-competition with respect to their former employer. The full decision, Safety First Contracting (1995) Ltd. v. Murphy, 2019 NLSC 47, can be found at the following link: https://www.canlii.org/en/nl/nlsc/doc/2019/2019nlsc47/2019nlsc47.html?autocompleteStr=safety%20first&autocompletePos=1 Overview Patrick Murphy (“Murphy”) was employed […]read more
Navigating Employment Law Tricky For Startups
This article was originally published by the Chronicle Herald on January 9th, 2017.
So, you want to launch a business in Nova Scotia? Well, whether you want to disrupt the tech sector, break the Internet or brew some sour beer, you are going to need to understand what it means to be an employer subjected to a litany of employment laws.
In the spirit of our times, here’s a list of the top-five employment law points that confront small businesses. Of course, I can’t cover the whole ambit of employment law in just five points (that would take at least six points). However, this should be a good start.
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Navigating employment law tricky for startups