Category: Employment Law

The British Columbia government introduced Bill 13, the Pay Transparency Act.
The British Columbia government recently proposed legislation to create a new annual provincial statutory holiday on September 30th named the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Currently in British Columbia there is a two-step process to certify a bargaining unit. A union must first get 45% of workers at a job site to sign membership cards, and once that threshold is reached, workers must then restate their preference for a union through an additional vote.
Today is Pink Shirt Day which represents an anti-bullying campaign. Bullying and harassment in the workplace exists on a spectrum and is a moral and legal issue.
British Columbia employees are entitled to five paid days and three unpaid days of sick leave as of January 1, 2022.
The very conservative government of Ontario has introduced a bill called the Working for Workers Act.
The Federal Government recently passed legislation to create a new annual federal statutory holiday on September 30th.
British Columbia recently passed legislation requiring employers to provide employees with two new separate paid leaves.
Some important changes to the Worker’s Compensation act have come into effect.
As COVID-19 vaccinations become more readily available, employers have lots of questions about how vaccines will impact their workplace.
In British Columbia, the Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C., c. 113 (the “ESA”) provides significant employment rights for pregnant women.
While all employees owe a duty of fidelity to their employers, certain employees owe an elevated fiduciary duty.
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