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Legislation Update: The Pay Transparency Act

November 1, 2023

An additional piece of the B.C. Government’s new legislation regarding pay transparency takes effect today, November 1, 2023. Starting today, all B.C. employers must include the expected pay, or the expected pay range, for publicly advertised job opportunities. The Pay Transparency Act was passed on May 11, 2023, and is intended to assist in closing…

Paid Sick Leave For BC Employees

January 19, 2022

As of January 1, 2022, employers in British Columbia are required to provide a minimum of five paid sick days each year to all employees covered by the BC Employment Standards Act (the “Act”). This announcement has been anticipated by many employers in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has placed a spotlight on the…

Employee Vaccine Mandates

October 13, 2021

By order of the Provincial Health Officer, as of September 13, 2021, British Columbians are required to demonstrate proof of vaccination to access several events and services. In the wake of this announcement, many employers and employees are left wondering whether their workplace will be able to implement similar requirements for employees to have had…