Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new counsel, Virginie Vigeant to the Firm’s Vancouver office. Virginie brings almost two decades of experience advising employers in all aspects of labour and employment law. Welcome to the team!
Released on November 17, 2023, the recent decision of Van Hee v. Glenmore Inn Holdings Ltd. (available here) is only the second reported court decision in Canada dealing with the question of whether a leave of absence flowing from non-compliance with a mandatory vaccination policy constitutes constructive dismissal.Read more
Watch out Taxpayers: WorkSafeBC Issues the Largest Administrative Penalty in British Columbia History
Employers across BC should take this as a stark reminder that failure to implement and/or enforce safety policies and procedures can have serious reputational, financial and human repercussions.Read more
The Ontario government is providing certain frontline workers with a temporary pandemic premium that will increase existing hourly wages.Read more