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PCM Lawyers on Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Best Law Firms 2024

Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP is pleased to announce that our firm has been recognized on The Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Best Law Firms 2024. The complete list can be viewed on the Globe and Mail website. The Globe and Mail list was curated from recommendations made by lawyers (peer-to-peer survey) and clients (corporate […]  Read more

Pay Transparency Act Update

In a previous post, we wrote about the introduction of the BC Pay Transparency Act (the “Act”) which came into force on May 11, 2023. The Act imposed various requirements on employers in BC that apply in stages in an attempt to address the pay gap, which negatively and disproportionately impacts women and gender and […]  Read more

B.C. Introduces the Pay Transparency Act

On March 7, 2023, the B.C. government introduced Bill 13 – Pay Transparency Act.  The Bill received Royal Assent on May 11, 2023, and all provisions of the Act came into force on that same day except for section 2 (the provision on job postings) which will come into force on November 1, 2023.  The […]  Read more

Bill 24 –  National Day for Truth & Reconciliation Not Covered by the “Meet or Exceed” Test for Collective Agreements

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is now required to be observed regardless of collective agreement provisions. On May 11, 2023, Bill 24 received Royal Assent in the B.C. Legislature.  Part 5 of the Bill amends section 3 of the B.C. Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”) such that the “meet or exceed” test for […]  Read more

Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP Lawyers Ranked as Leading Practitioners in The 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert®

Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP is proud to announce that seven of our lawyers were recognized in The 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory rankings for British Columbia earlier this month. Lexpert® Canada recognizes the country’s leading practitioners and firms. Being “Lexpert-ranked” is an acknowledgement of excellence by our peers and colleagues. We are honoured that our lawyers have […]  Read more

BC to make National Day for Truth and Reconciliation a Statutory Holiday

On February 7, 2023, the BC government introduced Bill 2, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, to recognize September 30 as a public holiday.  Once passed, the Bill will amend the Employment Standards Act to include the day as the 11th provincial statutory holiday.  September 30 is already recognized as a holiday for federal employees, […]  Read more

Congratulations to the Victoria Chamber of Commerce on 160 Years!

160 years of serving the southern Vancouver Island business community is no small feat. Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP is proud to be a member of this dynamic organization. The Chamber is dedicated to building connections among Island entrepreneurs and innovative organizations and advocating for initiatives at all levels of government in BC to support the […]  Read more

Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP recognized on The Globe and Mail annual list of Canada’s Best Lawyers 2023

PCM Lawyers is pleased to be listed among the law firms recognized on The Globe and Mail’s list of Canada’s Best Lawyers 2023 for our work in Labour & Employment law. The awards list was announced on November 15, 2022, and can be viewed on the Globe and Mail website here. The Canada’s Best Lawyers list was curated based on […]  Read more

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