• The survey clearly signals the B.C. government’s intent to add an 11th legal stat holiday for NTRD. There is broad support for this but many employers while supporting recognition of NTRD will be concerned about adding another statutory holiday with no compensating adjustment to the existing schedule of stats.

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  • Written by Geoffrey Howard and Sebastian Chern Howard Employment Law In a dramatic reversal of policy and without consultation, the BC NDP has announced on April 6, 2022 that it will pass legislation that will allow unions to be “certified” and thus become the sole authorized representatives of an entire group of employees based only on showing 55% […]

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  • Employers therefore need to carefully consider how they structure any signing bonus and consider adding terms that require employees to repay the signing bonus in some situations.

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  • When the need for workplace investigations arise, it is important to be prepared to conduct the investigation quickly, thoughtfully, and proactively.

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  • Benefits for Workers – COVID-19 Written by Charlene Cleary Anyone else tired of trying to keep up with the ever-changing government programs for employers? We are lucky to have access to such fiscal programs, but many employers are feeling the fatigue that comes with trying to stay apprised of the changes and the various eligibility […]

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