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Attention Employers: It May Become Easier for Your Employees to Unionize

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Currently in British Columbia there is a two-step process to certify a bargaining unit. A union must first get 45% of workers at a job site to sign membership cards, and once that threshold is reached, workers must then restate their preference for a union through an additional vote.

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My Employer Is Treating Me Negatively Because I Am Pregnant – Now What?

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In British Columbia, the Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C., c. 113 (the “ESA”) provides significant employment rights for pregnant women.

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Did You Dismiss Your Employee or Did They Resign? A Recent Example of Resignation

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When an employee voluntarily resigns from their employment they cannot successfully sue their employer for wrongful dismissal. However, determining whether an employee has actually resigned is not always straightforward.

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