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WeirFoulds’ Marie-Andrée Vermette appointed as Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that former Partner Marie-Andrée Vermette has been appointed as Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Toronto). The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the appointment on March 3, 2021. Marie-Andrée replaces Mr. Justice P.M. Perell (Toronto), who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective May 5, 2020.

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An Ounce of Prevention: Ten Questions for Employers to Help Assess their Compliance with Employment Laws

Employers have faced no shortage of challenges and obstacles in complying with employment and workplace laws and regulations, particularly given the rapidly shifting employment landscape and ever-changing health and safety requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while COVID-19 has been the focus of many employers’ recent compliance efforts, that does not excuse businesses from complying with all other applicable employment laws and health and safety requirements.