This week, the British Columbia Business Council (the “BCBC”) released its latest Collective Bargaining Bulletin containing collective agreement wage settlement data up to the end of November 2018 (the “Bulletin”). The Bulletin provides useful information for employers preparing for collective bargaining in 2019.
Key highlights from the Bulletin include:
Lawson Lundell LLP is pleased to welcome Ryan Berger, a distinguished employment and privacy lawyer, as a partner based in Lawson Lundell’s Vancouver office.
Ryan has practiced commercial and employment litigation for over 19 years, with a growing emphasis on data, privacy and business confidentiality issues. He has significant experience advising employers in a ...
Brianne Duke filed a BC Human Rights Tribunal complaint, 2018 BCHRT 283, that when shopping at a grocery store operated by Sobey’s in Burnaby, she was approached by an employee who told her inappropriate jokes referencing sex. Ms. Duke alleged that the behaviour by the Sobey’s employee amounted to discrimination on the basis of sex contrary to the (British Columbia ...
The new year brings an opportunity for reflection on the past year with a view to making improvements moving forward. It is also a good time for British Columbia employers to undertake a required annual review of workplace bullying and harassment policies and procedures.
Under section 115 of the British Columbia Workers Compensation Act, employers have a general duty to ...
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