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Babine Sawmill Explosion Investigation - Analysis of Issues
Privacy Rights and Unionized Employees
Crown Corporation Collective Bargaining and Bill C-60
Violating Employer's Trust - Grounds for "With Cause" Termination
Federal Court Upholds Hiring of Temporary Foreign Workers
'Au revoir' and 'Adios' - An employee does not have the right to insist on transferring his place of work
Health and Safety in the Workplace
Termination Provisions in Employment Contracts
Discrimination based on Pregnancy
Employee Privacy in the Workplace
Picketing and Injunctions: A Brief Refresher
BC Court Says Sending Employee Home with Pay Equals Termination
BC Privacy Commissioner Curbs Use of Criminal Record Checks
Focus on Respectful Work Places
Unions take Government to Court over Restrictions to Board Appointments
Workers Compensation Act to Address Bullying in the Workplace
Former Employees Ordered to Pay Significant Damages for Breach of Confidential Information
The Costs of Defending Self Represented Litigant Claims
Implications of the New 'Intrusion on Seclusion' Tort for BC Organizations
BC Minimum Wage Increases Effective May 1, 2012
'Lifetime Benefits' are Benefits for Life
Is a disrespectful and inflammatory letter enough to terminate?
Disciplinary Action and the Timeliness of Warnings
Act to End Mandatory Retirement for Federally Regulated Employers Receives Royal Assent
New Privacy Guidelines for the Use of Social Media for Background Checks
CPP Changes in Effect January 1, 2012
2012 Automobile Deduction Limits
False Allegations of Sexual Harassment Result in Punitive Damages Against Employer
SCC Nixes Claims for Costs in Human Rights Hearings
BC Minimum Wage Increases Effective November 1st
BC Supreme Court enunciates "Duty to Accommodate" principles
Former Employer Liable for Lost LTD Benefits
Latest Word from the Supreme Court of Canada on Collective Bargaining
Employment Practices Liability Insurance: Not All It's Cracked Up to Be?
"Double Recovery" Permitted for Some Statutory Benefits
Courts Continue to Narrow Employees' Duty to Mitigate
Recruiting & Transferring Employees to Canada
Reminder: New BC Minimum Wage Rules in Effect
Courts Uphold Collective Bargaining Rights for BC Teachers' Federation
Recent BC Cases Continue the Debate – What is Bad Faith in Terminations?
Ontario Court Says Employee Can Sue Employer While Still Employed
"I Quit!" - When is a Resignation Truly a Resignation?
BC Minimum Wage Increases Announced
Recent Arbitral Decisions on Termination for Cause
Discussion and Debate on Use of Information from Social Networking Sites Continues
CPP Rule Changes In Force January 1, 2011
Clumsy Remarks Equals Discrimination in Recent Human Rights Decisions
Social Networking Policy - Do you have one?
Happy Holidays from the Labour & Employment Group
'Tis the Season to be Wary: Employer Liability for Alcohol Consumption
Focus on Bonus and Incentive Pay
Unintended Consequences? Employment Standards Ruling May Undermine Bonus Pay Programs
Disciplining Union Officials
Sexual Harassment in Consensual Relationships
Managing Employees on Disability
What happened to my bonus?
The Health Care Costs Recovery Act: Not Just for Bad Drivers
Dismissal of Federally Regulated Employees
Pre-Employment Screening - Legal & Practical Issues Surrounding Criminal Background Checks
BC Labour Law in the Context of Business Transactions
Certification – A brief overview
Employer's Failure to Act Constitutes Discrimination Says BC Court
West Bay – Can a claim for wrongful dismissal proceed once the employer has obtained protection under the CCAA?
Nicole Byres launches 'The Legalist' with BCBusiness
BCCA Sets Aside $100,000 Punitive Damages Award but Upholds Damages for 'Loss of Apprenticeship'
Loss of Pension Benefits on Termination - What are they Worth?
Driving/Cell Phone Ban Fines in Effect February 1st
Wal-Mart Wins Anti-union Battle at Supreme Court of Canada
"I Can't Talk, I'm Driving": Employers and the Cell Phone/Driving Ban
Change isn't Always Bad: Court Upholds Employment Contract Despite Change in Position of Employee
Avoiding the Holiday Party Hangover
The Social Networking Conundrum: A Human Resource Perspective
Social Networking - Policies
How to Manage a Temporary Business Closure
Hiring Foreign Workers For The 2010 Winter Olympics
The 2010 HR Challenge: Gearing Your Business Up for Olympic Success
Loaning Your Employees to VANOC
Human Rights Tribunal Declines To Recognize Employee Right To Refuse Overtime
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Update
Fired or Resigned? Recent Cases Confirm Pitfalls of 'In-the-Heat-of-the-Moment' Determinations
Supreme Court of Canada Releases Important Pension Decision
Reasonable Notice - It's Not Just for Employees Anymore
Is it Taxable? Recent Policy Changes to Taxable Employment Benefits
What Can the Tribunal Do? Remedies at the BC Human Rights Tribunal
You're Not Fired: Reduced Wages as Grounds for Constructive Dismissal
You're Not Hired: Avoiding Recruitment Discrimination Claims
Litigating in an Economic Downturn: the "Fast-Track" Process
BC Supreme Court Punishes Employer for Lying About the Reasons for Dismissing an Employee
Coping With Swine Flu and Other Pandemics
Almost Happy Endings: Minimizing the Hidden Costs of Restructuring a Business
Dismissal Planning and Employee Entitlement to Stock Options
Changes to Record of Employment Rules Benefit Employers
Clark Wilson Lawyers Win Supreme Court of Canada Case
The Blackberry Dilemma: Paying for the 24/7 Work Culture
Supreme Court of Canada Breathes New Life Into Fight Over Closure of Wal-Mart's (Unionized) Quebec Store
Has the Business Case for Employment Practices Liability Insurance Been Undermined by the Effect of the Honda v. Keays Decision?
CW Lawyers to Argue Important Case Before the Supreme Court of Canada
Dismissal of Addicted Employee for Theft Ruled Not Discriminatory
SCC Decision Makes it Easier for Employers to Reduce Liability for Wrongful Dismissal Claims
In Memory of David Buchanan
Retirement Agreements: The Next Frontier in Employment Contracts?
Border Crossing: Differences Between Canadian and U.S. Employment Law
CW Employment Lawyers to Argue Important Case Before Supreme Court of Canada
Stricter Regulations for Workplace Smoking in Effect
Hosting the Perfect Holiday Party - Balancing Fun With Responsibility
Federal Government Introduces Legislation Allowing Phased Retirement
Buying or Selling a Business: The "People Factor"
Hook, Line and Sinker: Pitfalls to Avoid When Luring a New Employee
The Duty to Accommodate: How Far Does it Extend?
Former Directors on the Hook for Unpaid Vacation Pay?
Public Sector Employers* Beware: The Supreme Court of Canada's Latest Word on Collective Bargaining Rights
Bill 31 to End Mandatory Retirement on January 1, 2008
WorkSafeBC - Are You in Compliance (Part 2)
Federal Labour Standards Review
Compassionate Care Leave Now in Effect
Human Resources Implications of Ending Mandatory Retirement
WorksafeBC - Are You in Compliance (Part I)
Administration of Benefits - Employer Pitfalls
Human Rights Tribunal: Not the "Gatekeeper" for Human Rights Law
Disability Claims Management - Part II
Disability Claims Management - Part I
Provincial Government Introduces Legislation to Allow "Compassionate Care Leave"
Email & Internet Usage: What Every Employer Should Know
Monetary Jurisdiction Upped in Small Claims Court
Employment Standards Act Complaints: Hazardous Terrain for Employers Without Lawyers
Rethinking the Issue of Incorporating Terms of Insurance Benefit Plans into Collective Agreements
Alcoholism and the Work Place: An Employer's Rights and Obligations
Anatomy of a Human Rights Complaint
Employment Law 101 - What You Need to Know!
12 Reasons to Consult with a Labour & Employment Lawyer
Employee or Independent Contractor
"Employers May Now Express Their Views"
Radical Changes for the Workplace: Amendments to the Employment Standards Act
Dealing With Dishonest Employees
Golden Parachutes: Drafting Considerations
Post-Employment Competition and Customer Solicitation Part Two: The Fiduciary Relationship
Post-Employment Competition and Customer Soliciation Part One
Stock Options for Employees You Have Already Fired
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