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Sickness Benefits Available to BC Employees

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, federal and provincial sickness benefits have been put in the spotlight. This article reviews the availability of various sickness benefits for employees in British Columbia, including eligibility and the obligations of both employees and employers…

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  • March 8, 2021

COVID and Discipline in the Workplace

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finally beginning to receive guidance from the courts and other decision makers with respect to disciplinary responses by employers to employees’ failure to take reasonable COVID safety precautions…

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  • February 23, 2021

Can Employers Mandate Employees to Be Vaccinated?

The global COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the modern world with extraordinary issues, from government-enforced shutdowns, to mass layoffs, to border closures, and more. The promise of an effective vaccine is fueling optimism but it is also giving rise to new…

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