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Labour & Employment


Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

Welcoming Costa Rica’s work from home bill | Tara Vasdani

As a remote-first law firm, and passionate advocate for remote-work arrangements, I am thrilled to account on President Carlos Alvarado’s official signing into law of the work-from-home bill. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

Getting creative with dispute resolution | Stuart Rudner

When it comes to how we handle disputes, there are many options. And yet the reality is that most of us tend to do things the same way every time. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

New associate for Roper Greyell

Roper Greyell announced that Paige Ainslie has joined the firm. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 9:31 AM

Quicksand of changing labour, employment laws in federal sector Canadianflag

As Canadians savour the fleeting moments of summer, federally regulated businesses are bracing for fundamental changes to labour and employment laws. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 9:22 AM

B.C. seeks public input as it drafts new accessibility law Karla Verschoor, Inclusion BC

The British Columbia government is asking the public for help to define future legislation on accessibility and inclusivity. The consultation is aimed at creating legislation to help create a “barrier-free” B.C. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 8:22 AM

Temporary programs fill in immigration objectives immigration_policy_sm

The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) provides legislative authority to allow the minister to issue special instructions to immigration officers to enable the government of Canada to attain its immigration goals. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 12:14 PM

Gene genie: Why criminal law power to protect genetic information is constitutional Bluebodyscience

Science can now peer into the very code of life, the recipe that makes up who we are. DNA testing can tell, with a high degree of certainty, whether we are likely to fall prey to certain illnesses or transmit them to our descendants. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 9:08 AM

Hicks Morley adds e-discovery lawyer, six associates

Hicks Morley announced that e-discovery lawyer Tatiana Lazdins has joined the firm. ... [read more]

Monday, September 23, 2019 @ 2:35 PM

N.S. employee’s breach of confidentiality agreement absolves employer of payment obligation Mistake on cell phone

 A recent arbitration decision out of Nova Scotia, Canada, Acadia University v. Acadia University Faculty Assn. (Mehta Grievance) [2019] O.L.A.A. No. 147 is a cautionary tale for employees who receive settlements upon termination. ... [read more]

Monday, September 23, 2019 @ 11:59 AM

Roper Greyell hires new labour and employment associate

Roper Greyell LLP announced that Sarah Blanco has joined the Vancouver firm as an associate. ... [read more]