Dependent Contractors in British Columbia

In British Columbia, the classification of workers as employees, independent contractors, or dependent contractors carries legal implications which can be hugely significant to employers and workers alike. While employees and independent contractors are widely known and understood the category of workers, dependent contractors occupy a unique position in the realm … Continue reading

Probation Periods – More Trouble Than They Are Worth?

Many employers have as part of their employment agreements a probationary period for all new hires for the first three months of employment.  Often employee benefits and other employment perks like accruing vacation time or being entitled to participate in a bonus program don’t crystallize until after this probationary period … Continue reading