Twenty years ago, a really entertaining movie came out called “Catch Me if You Can”, which featured Leonardo DiCaprio as a con artist who found work as a doctor, lawyer, and pilot by forging his credentials.
That film highlighted how far charm and confidence can get someone in the hiring process. Recently, we had our own version in British Columbia where a woman worked as a ...
Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code (“Bill C-3”) amends the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) to provide federally regulated employees with the following:
- Ten days of paid sick leave per calendar year; and
- Increases to unpaid bereavement leave in the event of a death of a child or a stillbirth.
The following is a summary of the new ...
On January 7, 2022, BC’s Provincial Health Officer once again directed all BC employers to implement a COVID-19 Safety Plan. This is part of the province’s response to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations fueled by the Omicron variant.
The legal requirement to a COVID-19 Safety Plan is not new to employers. Employers were required to put such a plan in ...
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