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Pam Costanzo

Recent Publications

15Sep
2021
Client Bulletins

New Events and Gatherings Order Includes Vaccine Card Requirements

On September 10, the Provincial Health Officer issued a new Order under the Public Heath Act of BC concerning Gatherings and Events (the...

02Sep
2021
Client Bulletins

New Mask Order Issued from the PHO: September 2, 2021

The Provincial Health Officer issued a new order today in respect of the provincial mask mandate (the “Order”). The Order states that it...

26Aug
2021
Client Bulletins

Mandatory Vaccines: Guidance for Employers

The provincial and federal governments, as well as several private corporations, have recently announced new requirements for masks,...

16Jun
2021
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 32, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA conference issue:WHADDAYAMEAN? - A Ramble Through the BC Interpretation Act - Bill BuholzerCourts Confirm Local Government...

10Jun
2021
Client Bulletins

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Federal workplaces, and workplaces that observe federal holidays, now have a new statutory holiday. On June 3, 2021, Royal Assent was given...

13May
2021
Client Bulletins

Bill 13-2021: Paid Sick Leave

On May 11, 2021, Bill 13-2021, which amends the Employment Standard Act, RSBC 1996 c 113, received its first reading. Bill 13-2021...

23Apr
2021
Client Bulletins

BC Introduces Employer Paid Leave for COVID Vaccine

The BC government has introduced a bill (Bill 3) to amend the Employment Standards Act. It has not been passed, but once passed, its effect...

15Apr
2021
Client Bulletins

COVID-19 Employee Vaccinations Leave Added to the Employment Standards Act

In our March 24, 2020 blog post titled “Changes to the Employment Standards Act in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis”, we summarized the...

26Mar
2021
Client Bulletins

COVID Vaccine Update: Employee Groups Prioritized for Vaccine

Following completion of our recent Newsletter article regarding COVID vaccines, the Provincial government announced it would be providing...

16Mar
2021
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 32, Number 1

In this issue: Is our New "Home Office" a Zoning Contravention - Guy PattersonMunicipal Employers Should be Cautious if Considering...

25Nov
2020
Seminar Papers

COVID-19: Issues for Local Governments as Employers

In this session, we will discuss employment issues that continue to arise for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. These include the...

22Sep
2020
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 31, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue:No Liability in Mistaken Up-Zoning Case - Joe ScafeCity Liable after Tenant's Illegal Backyard Fire - Amy...

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