Navigating Compliance: Integrating BC’s Pay Transparency Act into Corporate Culture

November 28, 2023

In a significant move to promote fair pay practices, British Columbia has introduced the Pay Transparency Act. This legislative advancement is a game-changer for employers, setting new standards for salary...


The Pay Transparency Act: A Guide for Employers in British Columbia

October 30, 2023

For employers in British Columbia, it's essential to understand the implications of the Pay Transparency Act (the "Act"), which became law in May 2023, with several significant requirements coming into force...


The Importance of Defining and Enforcing Company Policies in British Columbia

October 24, 2023

One of the most important things learned from the recent case involving the City of Nanaimo and their former Chief Financial Officer is the critical importance (and value) of defining...


The Partition of Property Act: What Every Property Co-Owner Needs to Know

September 25, 2023

Disagreements aren’t always avoidable, and change is inevitable. If you share property ownership with someone, whether with a spouse, friend, common-law partner, business partner or beneficiary, it helps to know...


Fostering Workplace Inclusivity and Accessibility for People With Disabilities in BC

September 22, 2023

September is Disability Employment Month in BC, a time to celebrate workplace inclusivity and diversity and to acknowledge the vast contributions people with disabilities make. It's also an opportune time...


Unveiling Subtle Forms of Workplace Harassment: Recognizing the Unseen Challenges

August 31, 2023

Workplace harassment is not always blatant or overt; it can manifest in subtle ways that are equally damaging to the well-being of colleagues and employees. Identifying these covert forms of...


Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace: Balancing Compassion and Employment Contracts

July 31, 2023

In today's complex and interconnected world, employees sometimes face ethical dilemmas that conflict with their job duties. This can be particularly challenging when acts of compassion conflict with company protocols...


The Treatment of “Family Status” Protection Across Canada

July 10, 2023

On July 1st, families across Canada come together to commemorate the birth of our nation and reflect on the valuable rights and freedoms we cherish. These fundamental rights encompass the...


Examples of BC Employers’ Duty to Accommodate Employees 

July 7, 2023

In British Columbia, an employer's duty to accommodate is a fundamental principle aimed at ensuring equal opportunities and fair treatment for employees with disabilities, religious beliefs, family obligations, or other...


10 Interesting Tidbits About Canadian Employment Law

July 3, 2023

While having a common history and shared understanding, Canada comprises provinces and territories that have jurisdiction over their own separate employment law regimes. While the commonalities outweigh the differences, in...


Safeguarding Privacy in the Age of Social Media: Legal Remedies and Emerging Protections

June 26, 2023

The breach of one's privacy has always been an important legal issue, but more so in the age of social media, where information can be disseminated instantaneously to the masses....


The 4-Day Workweek: Potential Legal Ramifications 

May 31, 2023

If there's a leading employment trend shaping 2023, it's the 4-day workweek. As more businesses scramble to retain their top talent and compete for skilled workers, managing bigger workloads and...