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Employment Law

As the third wave of the pandemic continues and we race to vaccinate, the BC government has made several announcements impacting time off for workers for both sickness and vaccination.

Employment Law

Applications for the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy opened on Monday, and companies are looking to bring employees back at full or reduced hours. A new issue arising in the

Employment Law

While the pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation and therefore new information or restrictions are coming out from our governing authorities everyday, here is some general information regarding your obligations and answers to some common questions relating to COVID-19 and the workplace. Read more

Employment Law

The new coronavirus disease, now officially named COVID-19, has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. See how the COVID-19 outbreak may impact places of employment. Read More

Employment Law

Can an employer legally require employees to take off more time than the statutory holidays of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day? Shutting the lights off over the holidays must be done with thought, care, and planning. Rather than asking employees to take vacation time off over the holidays, it may help long-term business goals to give extra paid time off as a bonus.‎Read More