An experienced employment litigator, Puneet Tiwari is Legal Counsel and Legal Claims Manager at Peninsula Canada.
Puneet joined Peninsula in 2020 after running legal software company Evichat for the last four years. Under Puneet’s guidance, Evichat won the Attorney General’s Legal AI Challenge in 2018.
Puneet was also nominated for the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers by Canadian Lawyer Magazine in 2019. Puneet is an advocate for the use of technology in law and moving the legal professional forward with innovation. Puneet has also practiced plaintiff and management side employment law for the last six years.
Today, Puneet is involved in all aspects of HR and employment law advice. He develops Peninsula’s expert advisors and ensures each client gets the answers they need every time they call. He also manages the Legal Claims Team to ensure Peninsula clients get top advice and strategy with their legal claims.
As an industry thought leader, Puneet’s opinion is sought after frequently. He has appeared on the CityNews, CTV News, and has been regularly featured in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Sun, and the Building New Law Podcast.
Recent Blog Posts By Puneet Tiwari
2020 AODA Compliance Report Due by June 30, 2021
Ontario businesses and non-profit organizations with 20 or more employees, and public-sector organizations must submit an AODA compliance report by Ju... Read More
Employer Advice on Monitoring Remote Workers
The transition to remote work in the past year has also led to employer concerns about data security and work-from-home productivity of remote staff. ... Read More
Workplace Cyberbullying During COVID-19
Remote work may have helped you stay operational during the pandemic, but it brings its own challenges. Besides loneliness, Zoom fatigue, and space an... Read More
Do Employees Have the Right to Request Remote Work?
The COVID-19 pandemic made remote work a popular trend the world over. Countries like Germany and Ireland are already working on legislations to make ... Read More
4 COVID-Related Claims Employers Could Face This Year
You’ve been through a lot in 2020. Revenue losses, lockdowns, dealing with layoffs, work refusals, health and safety expenses, and keeping up with eve... Read More
Ontario Stay-at-Home Order to be Lifted in 3 Regions this Week
There is finally some good news for Ontario small businesses. The province will be gradually lifting its Stay-at-Home order. It would allow more non-e... Read More
Ontario Stay-At-Home Order: Updated Restrictions for Businesses
The Ontario government has declared a second provincial emergency and imposed a stay-at-home order across the province. This would be in effect from 1... Read More
Bill C-65: Here's What Employers Need to Know
The new regulations on workplace harassment and violence under Bill C-65 came into effect on January 1, 2021. Bill C-65 amended provisions in the Cana... Read More
COVID-19: Ontario Extends Infectious Disease Emergency Leave
The Ontario government has extended the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave till July 3, 2021. The Leave, in effect during the COVID-19 period, was t... Read More
The Paid Sick Leave Bill is Unlikely to Pass. Here’s Why
Earlier this month, a private member's bill was introduced in the Ontario legislature by MPP Peggy Sattler. It proposes paid sick leave for all worker... Read More