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Short window to respond to BC Employment Standards review!

British Columbia has a history of sometimes turbulent labour relations. However, we’re a long ways away from the use of British army troops to supress a coal miner’s strike on Vancouver Island just before WW1 or the 1918 shooting of … Continue reading

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Substituting Another Day for a Stat Holiday

Statutory holidays aren’t always celebrated on the calendar day that normally defines the holiday. For example, Christmas is always December 25th, but if that day is a Saturday or Sunday, general practice is to shift the employment standards entitlements to … Continue reading

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How Statutory Holidays Affect Overtime

Canada Day, July 1, has just been celebrated. Did you know that statutory holidays like this may affect employee claims for overtime? Depending on the jurisdiction, statutory holidays may in fact make it more difficult for some employees to qualify … Continue reading

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