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George Avraam practices trial and appellate litigation. The Law Society of Ontario has designated George as a specialist in civil litigation. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, has been ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada and Ontario (Band 2), has been recommended as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 for Labour and Employment, and has been recommended as a leading employment lawyer in Lexpert. George is also the Chair of the North America Employment and Compensation Law Practice Group and a member of the Global Employment and Compensation Law Practice Group’s Steering Committee.

View one of our many Employment & Compensation focused blogs below to find out the latest news and developments impacting employers nationally and globally. Canadian Labour and Employment Law – Informing Canadian Employers about key developments in labor and employment law. HR eSource – Keeping Australian and Asia Pacific HR Professionals up…

There is no question that the pandemic has changed the future of work. From an increased focus on health and safety to transitioning to permanent (or indefinite) remote work, or preparing for business transformation, companies are facing critical business challenges in regard to their most important asset — their people.…

There is no question that the pandemic has changed the future of work. From an increased focus on health and safety to transitioning to permanent (or indefinite) remote work, or preparing for business transformation, companies are facing critical business challenges in regard to their most important asset — their people.…

Baker McKenzie’s North America Trade Secrets Practice is a true cross-disciplinary team of industry ranked and recognized intellectual property, employment, tech transaction, litigation and trial attorneys exclusively dedicated to helping clients identify, protect, prosecute and defend their most valuable, complex and market-differentiating trade secrets throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and…

As COVID-related restrictions begin to be lifted, employers are properly focused on ensuring that their workplaces and workforces are prepared for reopening. However, there is some suggestion that full or partial reclosings, followed by subsequent reopenings, may need to occur until a vaccine is developed, mass immunity exists, or sufficient treatment methods are implemented. As they plan for reopening, employers should also take this opportunity to reflect on their processes, examine their readiness, and determine what changes are required to seamlessly navigate in a post-COVID environment or a second—or third—wave of COVID-19.

Across the globe, governments are taking steps to gradually reduce lockdown measures and re-open their economies, while keeping a close eye on the spread of the virus. A careful balance needs to be struck between protecting lives and breathing life back into the economy. Mandatory community quarantine, curfews, shelter-in-place orders,…

Across the globe, governments are taking steps to gradually reduce lockdown measures and re-open their economies, while keeping a close eye on the spread of the virus. A careful balance needs to be struck between protecting lives and breathing life back into the economy. Mandatory community quarantine, curfews, shelter-in-place orders,…

Across the globe, governments are taking steps to gradually reduce lockdown measures and re-open their economies, while keeping a close eye on the spread of the virus. A careful balance needs to be struck between protecting lives and breathing life back into the economy. Mandatory community quarantine, curfews, shelter-in-place orders,…

To navigate the most-pressing issues facing multinational employers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 Global Employer Guide offers jurisdiction-specific guidance across 42 countries. Download the Guide now to read the latest employment law guidance on issues including: legal requirements, practical and operational considerations, and emerging government regulation related to the outbreak. DOWNLOAD…

To navigate the most-pressing issues facing multinational employers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 Global Employer Guide offers jurisdiction-specific guidance across 42 countries. Download the Guide now to read the latest employment law guidance on issues including: legal requirements, practical and operational considerations, and emerging government regulation related to the…