Communication Skills For Uncertain Times

Communication Skills for Uncertain Times

  • September 17, 2020

During these uncertain times when our world is changing by the minute, we are learning new things on the fly, and we aren’t really sure from one day to the next what’s coming, we are getting tired. We are starting…

Why You Should Make Diversity A Top Priority For Your Organization

Why you should make Diversity a top priority for your organization

  • September 9, 2020
There are many reasons why organizations choose to become more diverse and inclusive. For many, it’s an intuitive feeling, often articulated as “the right thing to do”, but more and more evidence makes it clear that there are also significant business reasons for why an organization might choose to
Family Status Accommodation In The Age Of COVID

Family Status Accommodation in the Age of COVID

  • September 2, 2020

After a few months working remotely, many teams have now adapted to the status quo of working from home. In fact, in light of the continued uncertainty around COVID-19, many organizations that can continue to operate remotely have opted to…

Vacation In The Time Of COVID-19

Vacation in The Time of COVID-19

  • August 13, 2020

Whether employees are back at work or still off on layoff, the backdrop of the global pandemic has brought with it a unique set of challenges when it comes to vacations. With the world in flux and travel plans on…

It’s Time To Disconnect

It’s time to disconnect

  • July 23, 2020

With the ‘Summer of COVID’ well underway and the constant bombardment of news and information about the pandemic continuing to be top of mind for residents, employers are faced with a new challenge: how do we lower stress for employees…

To Mask Or Not To Mask?

To Mask or Not to Mask?

  • July 16, 2020

Some provinces now have official guidelines in place requiring citizens to wear a face mask when indoors in public, but so far, BC has not made mask-wearing mandatory. We’re all new to this and navigating the evolving nuances and etiquette…

Physical Distancing At Work: How To Do It Right

Physical Distancing at Work: How to Do It Right

  • July 8, 2020

Over the past few months, we have all become familiar with the concept of physical distancing. For many of us it has become second nature to give other people a wide berth, keeping at least 2 metres away whenever possible.…

Temperature Checks – Balancing Privacy And Employee Safety

Temperature Checks – Balancing Privacy and Employee Safety

  • June 18, 2020

It comes as no surprise to anyone to hear that employers have an obligation to provide a safe workplace for employees. But meeting that obligation has become increasingly complicated in recent months with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic making it harder…

May 19: COVID-19 Update For Employers

May 19: COVID-19 Update for Employers

  • May 19, 2020
On May 15th the Prime Minister announced that the CEWS will continue past its original end-date in June and will now be extended to August 29, 2020. The CEWS provides employers with up to 75% wage subsidy, up to a maximum of $847 per employee, per week.
Update On The BC Restart Plan

Update on the BC Restart Plan

  • May 7, 2020
On May 6, 2020 Premier John Horgan announced details of the plan to restart the BC economy and the easing to some health measures.