Recent Employment Standards Act Amendments Enhance Leaves and Enforcement

Disclaimer: This article is a summary of some but not all recent ESA amendments and should not be construed as legal advice. Following through on...

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Contract Clarity Serves Employers Well

Traditionally, it has been difficult to convince courts to enforce termination clauses in employment contracts. This has been particularly difficult in the Province of...

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Dealing Successfully with the Self-Represented Litigant: Employer has Civil Claim of Former Employee Dismissed in its Entirety

By James D. Kondopulos and Andrew Eyer In a recent B.C. Supreme Court case, Hall v. Trueblue (c.o.b. Labour Ready), B.C.J. No. 2212 (S.C.),...

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Immigrant Recruitment in Canada: A Truly Competitive Platform Needed

By Riffat Shahnawaz Based on my human resource management (HRM) knowledge, Canadian recruitment managers try their best to fit with Human Rights and Employment Standard...

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HR Professionals: Unpaid Internships Unfair

Almost two-thirds (62%) of Human Resources professionals believe unpaid internships not tied to education or training should be illegal, according to a recent survey...

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What Will Bloom in Spring 2013? Government Relations Forum Update

By Christian Codrington, CHRP BC’s provincial election is set for May 14, 2013 and pollsters such as Ipsos Reid currently have the BC NDP party...

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Things Your Employer Owes You

By Robert Smithson I previously wrote Things Your Employment Doesn’t Include and the feedback I received indicated that employers were relieved to see the boundaries...

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Things Your Employment Doesn’t Include

By Robert Smithson I don’t know if it’s a sign of the times or simply that I’m getting older and crankier, but it seems like...

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