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Paid sick-leave

On May 20, 2021 the Employment Standards Amendment Act received Royal Assent. The newly passed legislation immediately provides up to three paid days of COVID-19 related sick-leave to British Columbia employees, and commencing
Continue Reading British Columbia introduces paid sick-leave & increases minimum wage

On May 25, 2021, BC’s COVID-19 “circuit breaker” measures officially expired as Premier John Horgan announced the government’s new four-step plan aimed toward returning to pre-pandemic life: “BC’s Restart”. Although tentative dates were
Continue Reading Getting back to normal: BC’s restart plan 2.0 and your workplace

A new public health order has expanded the powers of British Columbia’s medical health officers in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The Expedited Workplace Closure order, in effect since April 12, allows medical
Continue Reading British Columbia expands power to close businesses in response to workplace COVID-19 ‎transmission