Special thanks to Arlan Gates and Justine Johnston.

Amendments to the Competition Act that come into force on June 23, 2023 will make it a criminal offence for employers to enter into no poach, wage fixing or other agreements related to the terms and conditions of employment in Canada.

In this In Focus video, our Labour and Employment and Competition and Foreign Investment Review lawyers discuss the risks associated with non-compliance and what employers should consider as they prepare for the prohibition to come into effect.

Click here to watch the video.