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Significant Amendments to the British Columbia Employment Standards Act Now in Force

Canada - June 3 2019 The provincial government has passed the most significant changes to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code in years. This article…

Significant Amendments to the British Columbia Labour Relations Code Now in Force

Canada - June 3 2019 The provincial government has passed the most significant changes to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code in years. This article…

Court Declines to Prevent Vice-President from Joining Competitor Despite Breaches of Fiduciary Duties

Canada - February 1 2019 Employers wanting to protect themselves from post-employment competition by senior executives will want to heed the B.C. Supreme Court’s decision in…

Road to the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis - What Employers Should Know

Canada - October 3 2018 The federal government announced that the legalization of recreational cannabis is effective on October 17, 2018. Employers should prepare for this…

Kate Dearden, Marie-Pier Emery, Justine B. Laurier, Duncan Marsden, Laurie M. Robson, Robert Weir, Steve M. Winder

B.C. Court of Appeal Adopts a New Approach to Contractual Amendments

Canada - July 4 2018 The B.C. Court of Appeal has recently adopted a significant reform to the "principle of consideration" that all employers should be aware of. When…