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Quitting before the start date: is the non compete enforceable? The non-compete is unenforceable unless the employer has provided you with material information that you can use to the detriment of the employer. Even in that case, the non-compete as outlined in your description seemingly exceeds the legitimate interests of the employer (see art. 2089 of the ...


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Your lawyer will advise you whether to worry, but it is not a crime to not pay the rent. The action that the landlord can take is (a) evicting you and (b) suing you for the unpaid rent. Whether a written lease is necessary depends on which province / territory you are in, since that is the level at which landlord-tenant law is determined. As far as I know, ...


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The question read: I am thinking it doesn't matter if it's a lie or not and you're allowed to voice your opinion, ... Under US (and I think also Canadian) law, it very much does matter if such a statement is a lie, the truth, or an opinion (which is neither). If a statement is a statement of fact, and is false, it might be grounds for a defamation suit (in ...


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Wearing bodycams is generally a decision made at a local department by department, or agency by agency basis, as a matter of policy, although there are five states that require them statewide (CA, CT, FL, NV and SC). About half of the states require agencies that use them to have written policies concerning their use but don't necessarily establish what ...


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So do I add up the actual hours worked over 8 weeks or just the time I was paid for? You add up the wages received during the last 8 weeks, not necessarily consecutive, during which you have worked a normal or average hours for you. If you were ill, or on maternity leave, those weeks don't count. An example is included later in your link, under “Normal” or “...


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Do undercovers/plainclothes (ever?) wear bodycams? england-and-wales Yes, but there are different reasons for doing so - it depends on the purpose for having a recording device, what its authorisation allows, and the role of the officer using it as there is are legal differences between a police officer who is: in "plain clothes". Some officers, ...


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The justices of the JCPC are mostly the same people as for the UK Supreme Court (formerly the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords) but legislation directs certain appeals to the JCPC rather than the UKSC where there are constitutional sensitivities which mean that the court needs to be seen as separate from the UK - most obviously appeals from courts ...


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