Updating your Offer Letters

07. June 2021 0
It is very exciting to have found a new candidate to add to your team.  It is often a long search to find the right person and once you do there can be a real push to get them started as quickly as possible.  Before you make a verbal offer, make sure that you take ...

Harper Grey’s Workplace Law Group hosts “Ask Us Anything Employer Webinar: Covid Concerns in the Workplace”

07. June 2021 0
On Wednesday, June 2, our Workplace Law Group hosted an Ask Us Anything Employer Webinar: Covid Concerns in the Workplace panel discussion. The webinar provided insights from our panel of subject experts, Scott Marcinkow, Rose Keith, QC, Ryan Chan, Deanna Froese and Neal Parker. Check out the recorded session below. Workplace Hygiene and Safety 1. What is a COVID safety plan? (5:19)2. Who ...

The Return to Normal – BC’s Restart Plan

02. June 2021 0
BC is finally starting to see progress in moving past the COVID19 pandemic.  Daily cases are decreasing, hospitalizations are decreasing, and rate of vaccination is increasing.  With that, workplaces are beginning to consider the return to normal.  The starting point for that is understanding BC’s Restart Plan and finding a way to apply that Plan ...

Updating your Bonus Plans

03. May 2021 0
Bonuses are a great tool to motivate and reward staff. Bonuses can contribute to employee loyalty and can provide employers with a way of tailoring compensation to revenue, allowing payment in times when revenue allows it but not requiring it when revenue does not. Payment of bonuses can also; however, create unanticipated financial liability at ...

BC Employees Receive 3 hours Paid Time for Vaccination

On April 28, the BC government announced that it was making it easier for individuals to get vaccinated by amending the Employment Standards Act.  The Act now requires employers to provide up to 3 hours of paid time off for employees to get vaccinated. This change is retroactive to April 19, 2021. Employers can ask ...