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Overtime Pay: What Is it and Who Is Eligible?

Whether you are an employee working in British Columbia, or an employer, overtime entitlements are often at the forefront of your employment relationship. As a starting point, non-managerial employees are entitled to overtime pay on any hours worked in excess of eight hours in a day, or 40 hours in a standard work week, and […]

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Mitigating the Uncertainty of Canada’s Emergency Response Benefit

By Blake Storey On November 8, 2021, the British Columbia Supreme Court issued a decision in the matter of Yates v Langley Motor Sport Centre Ltd., 2021 BCSC 2175, where the court addressed how the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”) may be treated in light of a wrongfully dismissed employee’s duty to mitigate their loss. […]

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