Our firm now publishes 10 different blogs, and they often have items of interest for BC employers. Here is a sampling of recent posts:
Customer Contacts on Linkedin = Property of the Employer – good news from the UK courts.
Five Employment Issues Facing Retailers – similar issues for retailers in BC.
Notices of Termination – can you terminate an employee before the effective date of their resignation?
Restrictive Covenants and Sale of a Business – how are they interpreted and when will they be enforced?
10 Things You Should Know About BC’s New Limitation Act – including reducing the … Continue Reading
Wearable computing is creating quite a stir, and its likely introduction into the workplace is worth preparing for.
Google Glass is still in field trials and not generally available, but already it has been banned from places that don’t want people to be able to compute, take photos, record, access the internet, and generally be a walking computer, through a pair of glasses.
Privacy authorities in Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Israel are concerned. They have written to Google to remind them of the law on collecting, using and disclosing personal information, and to chastise Google for not … Continue Reading
Two different panels of the BC Labour Relations Board have made findings in favour of a union’s covert video surveillance at the IKEA store in Richmond, BC. The store has operated behind a picket line since May 13.
With over 300 unionized employees on the outside looking in, and only 27 who have decided to cross the picket line, most store operations have continued. The kids’ ballroom is closed, and the 600 seat cafeteria isn’t serving up Swedish meatballs (or anything else), but otherwise the store is open and sales are being made. That has made the union suspicious that … Continue Reading