Employers commonly seek our advice on issues related to maternity and parental leave. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions:
Q: Can I ask a candidate for employment whether or not they are pregnant, or whether they are planning on starting a family? I need to know to minimize disruption to my small business.
A: It is generally inadvisable to ask such questions ...
The holiday season is approaching, and many employees will be taking well-earned vacation. It is a good time for a refresher on statutory vacation requirements under the British Columbia Employment Standards Act (the "Act").
British Columbia employers must give employees who are subject to the Act both vacation time off of work and vacation pay.
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