Despite the close proximity and shared history of our nations, employment laws in Canada and the United States diverge on a number of important points. Employers with existing cross-border operations clearly need to be aware of these differences. But, they’re not the only ones—hiring managers and business planners may also need to consider the new obligations before the company takes these on. The employment laws of the jurisdiction where the work is done will typically apply to the employment relationship. In this Bloomberg Law Insights article, Baker McKenzie attorneys Jordan Faykus and Jeremy Hann highlight the key areas of divergence between U.S. federal employment laws and those of the Province of Ontario.
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