News, Events and PublicationsRelated to Employment & Human Rights

Essential Information Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Temporary Layoffs and ESA Termination Pay

By: Georg Reuter

Many BC employers will have issued temporary layoffs to employees with the start of BC’s COVID-19...

Employment Contract Impossible to Perform: COVID-19 An Unforeseeable Event?

We continue to receive many questions from employers and employees about terminations and lay-offs, so in this blog post...

COVID-19 News: Details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Program

Employers of all sizes, including charities and not-for-profit organizations, are now eligible for the federal government’s new Canada Emergency...

FAQs about COVID-19 for Employers as of March 25, 2020

We continue to receive calls and questions from employers arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. As of March 17, 2020,...

BC Government Amends Employment Standards Act Creating Unpaid Job Protection

The BC Employment Standards Act already provides a number of “protected” unpaid leaves of absence, including family responsibility, compassionate...

FAQs About COVID-19 for Employers as of March 19, 2020

We continue to receive calls and questions from employers arising from the COVID-19 situation and following recent government announcements.

As...

FAQs about COVID-19 for Employers

The unprecedented circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic have many employers looking for answers to complex questions in a hurry....

Duty to Accommodate – Perfection Not Required

In a new post, Employment & Human Rights Lawyer Michelle A. Quinn reviews the recent case of Gaucher v....

How Recent Changes at ICBC Will Impact Accident Victims’ Rights to Compensation

On Sunday, February 16th, David Hay QC, leader of our Personal Injury Practice, was interviewed on CBC Radio...

Michelle A. Quinn Welcomed to the Partnership

Michelle practices in all areas of personal injury litigation and employment and human rights law. She is Co-Chair of...

Elisabeth A. Sadowski Provides Key Business Development Insights at CBABC’s Women Lawyers Forum

Personal Injury and Employment and Human Rights lawyer, Elisabeth A. Sadowski recently participated in a speed coaching session where she provided guidance to...

BC Privacy Law Prohibits Social Media Searches During Hiring

By: Julie Facchin

As an employer, have you reviewed a candidate’s social media profile? If so, you could be in...