Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors

The landscape of the modern workplace is constantly evolving from changes in laws to changes in how we work whether remotely or digitally. With these changes, the legal complexities that businesses must navigate are also evolving. One such challenge is the potential misclassification of employees as independent contractors and vice … Continue reading

Employee Layoffs at Canada’s Big Banks

Employee layoffs, particularly within the context of Canada’s big banks, raise important considerations for both employers and employees. In the wake of a multitude of economic challenges, rising interest rates, and global events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the banking industry has implemented significant workforce restructuring. In light of the Continue reading

What Does British Columbia’s New Pay Transparency Act Do?

With a view to promote gender equality and pay equity in the workplace, the province of British Columbia passed the Pay Transparency Act on May 11, 2023, and will come into effect on November 1, 2023. This act is designed to provide greater transparency regarding employee compensation and the gender Continue reading

Can Your Employer Reduce Your Pay?

When it comes to employment, compensation is a crucial aspect that directly impacts every employee’s livelihood and satisfaction with their job.  In Canada workers are protected by laws that outline the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers. However, the question of whether an employer can reduce an employee’s pay … Continue reading