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Am I my brother’s keeper? Supreme Court of Canada confirms employers are responsible for the safety of their contractors’ employees as well as their own employees

Canada - May 24 2018 In a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”), West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018…

Richard Press.

An expansion of statutory leaves: Recent changes to the British Columbia Employment Standards Act

Canada - May 24 2018 On May 17, 2018, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 6) came into force increasing maternity, paternity, and compassionate care leave…

Richard Press.

An expansion of statutory leaves: Recent changes to the British Columbia Employment Standards Act

Canada - May 24 2018 On May 17, 2018, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 6) came into force increasing maternity, paternity, and compassionate care leave…

Richard Press.

Changes ahead for the British Columbia Employment Standards Act

Canada - April 18 2018 On April 9, 2018, the B.C. government introduced Bill 6, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2018, in the B.C. legislature. Bill 6 will amend the…

Supreme Court of Canada decision broadens scope of human rights protection in employment

Canada - February 26 2018 In a landmark decision released on December 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada determined that the British Columbia Human Rights Code protects…