B.C. laws lag behind fast-rising gig economy (Geoff Mason quoted in BIV)

The “Uberization” of even a fraction of the B.C. workforce raises complicated legal questions. In this August 2017 Business in Vancouver piece, Hayley Woodin argues that BC employment-related laws have not kept up with workforce innovations like the ever-expanding gig economy. As Kent Employment Law lawyer Geoff Mason explains to BIV, “the way the employment standards protections are structured currently, they did not have this economic concept in mind”.

Read the full article, and more from Geoff, in Business in Vancouver.


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