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Paid Sick Leave for BC Employees: What We Know So Far

Canada - November 26 2021 On November 24, 2021, we published an article about the BC Government's announcement to introduce permanent paid sick leave in BC with effect from…

Dianne Rideout

British Columbia Announces Paid Sick Leave Effective January 1, 2022

Canada - November 24 2021 British Columbia has become the first Canadian province to introduce paid sick leave for employees to whom the British Columbia Employment Standards…

Dianne Rideout

Mandatory Vaccinations for Public Service and Health Care Visitors

Canada - October 8 2021 On October 5, 2021, the BC Public Service Agency announced that it is requiring mandatory vaccination for its 30,000 employees across British Columbia…

Dianne Rideout

British Columbia Reinstates Facemasks in Indoor Public Settings

Canada - August 25 2021 On August 24, 2021, BC's Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced that effective from August 25, 2021, facemasks will again be mandatory…

Dianne Rideout

New Proof of Vaccination Requirement May Impact British Columbia Employers and Workplaces

Canada - August 24 2021 On August 23, 2021, BC's Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced that a new Public Health Order (which has not yet been published) will…

Dianne Rideout