Our Employment & Labour Lawyers provide tips and answer top HR questions regarding management and legal compliance at the workplace received from Business Owners and Human Resources Professionals.
For centuries, writing your name (usually in cursive) has been proof enough that you agreed to be bound by a contract. Widespread adoption of electronic signatures (aka e-signatures) is changing the landscape. While some documents require extra security, like witnesses or notarization, but most of the contracts you would have signed in ink 20 years ago now only require a few clicks of a mouse.
Our Employment Lawyers review the New BC Public Health Order (effective April 12, 2021) putting employers at risk for Expedited Workplace Closures. | KSW Lawyers
Our Employment Lawyers answer top Employer questions regarding BC Covid19 response, vaccinations at workplace, employees following public health orders and more. | KSW Lawyers
Employee’s Opinion on Mask Wearing Not Protected Under the BC Human Rights Code – Tribunal Dismisses Claim Against Employer
Our Employment Lawyers summarize recent BCHRT decision confirming that an employee’s objection to wear a mask, based on his opinion was not a belief protected by the Human Rights Code. | KSW Lawyers
Alberta Court Rules 20% Reduction in Compensation in Response to COVID Pandemic = Constructive Dismissal
Our Employment Lawyers summarize recent court decision where Employer’s implementation of a COVID-19 related Cost Reduction Program amounted to constructive dismissal. | KSW Lawyers
Ontario Court Provides Increased Notice Period Due to COVID and Declines to Discount CERB as Mitigation Earnings
Our Employment Lawyers summarize Ontario Court case which provided Increased Notice Period Due to COVID and Declined to Discount CERB as Mitigation Earnings | KSW Lawyers
Our Employment Lawyers review BC Supreme Court decision touching on Employee’s Duty to Mitigate and impact of COVID pandemic | KSW Lawyers
New law limiting recovery of disbursement costs – on February 12, 2021, the NDP government changed the law concerning the recovery of disbursements.
Our Employment Lawyers cover top potential pitfalls which can trip up the unwary homeowner employer. These potential pitfalls exist not only when a homeowner retains someone to work on a renovation, but also when they hire anyone to do work around the home, from nannies, to cleaners, to landscapers | KSW Lawyers
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