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Navigating Your Business in the Road to Recovery

Download as PDF   Chris Drinovz, head of the Employment & Labour Group at KSW Lawyers, had the pleasure of co-hosing an informative webinar for the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce on May 26, 2020. We think there is important information that should be shared...

Further Questions about CEWS, CERB, COVID-19 and the Workplace answered

On May 5, 2020, we had the pleasure of hosting a webinar for the New Car Dealers Association of BC and its members, with CEO Blair Qualey. We heard from car dealerships from across the province and answered their questions about CEWS, CERB and more. We thought the...

Let’s Talk: Questions about COVID-19, the Workplace & Your Business Webinar

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP is here to support you during these uncertain and challenging times. Our Employment & Labour Group and our Tax Group hosted a Let’s Talk webinar answering all of your questions surrounding COVID-19 and your workplace. We want to help you,...

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Is Now Law! What’s New & Employment Law Considerations

CEWS - What's New and Employment Law Considerations - KSW Article - Download PDF   On March 27th 2020 the Prime Minister announced a wage subsidy of 75% for qualifying businesses.  This program is the most important and fundamental initiative in the Federal...

BILL 30—Labour Relations Amendment Act 2019 – Summary of Provisions-First Reading April 30TH 2019

Written by Michael J Weiler Labour Relations Code amendments—Why are BC Fed officials smiling?   On April 30th, 2019 the NDP government introduced Bill 30, the Labour Relations Code Amendment Act that fundamentally alters the law in favour of unions Bill 30 – Labour...

Why it’s Now Easier to Unionize

  Our Labour Law specialist, Mike Weiler shares his expertise in the New Car Dealers Association of BC magazine Signals, on how recent changes to the Labour Relations Code make it easier to unionize.   Read Mike’s article on page 23 in the magazine's digital...

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – What We Know and What We Don’t

April 19, 2020 Update - Our Group hosted a Q&A webinar to answer some of your questions! Review the Webinar recordings and Q&A in our blog post Let’s Talk: Questions about Covid-19, The Workplace and Your Business April 14, 2020 Update: For further details,...

Labour Relations Code Changes – Unfair Labour Practices, Employer Free Speech and Remedial Certification

Share this article: [sharethis-inline-buttons] Mike Weiler wrote this article for the Spring Issue (April - June 2020) of the Signals Magazine, publication for members and friends of the New Car Dealers Association of BC - read the issue...

WorkSafeBC Updates: Staying Safe at Work, Working from Home, Other Updates

Update: March 24, 2020 Staying Safe at Work WorkSafeBC has provided updated guidelines for “staying safe at work” during the COVID-19 outbreak. These social distancing guidelines include: Evaluate your work tasks and workspace Can you reduce/suspend non-essential...

New COVID-19 Leave and Provincial Action Plan

Update: March 24, 2020 New COVID-19 Leave   On March 23, 2020, the BC government passed amendments to the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) to support workers during the pandemic crisis by creating a COVID-19-related leave. The new provisions permit an employee to...