Managing Employee Performance

Many organizations conduct formal performance reviews, typically once a year. While such reviews can be an invaluable tool for evaluating employees, if done poorly, without preparation, they can be counter-productive and harmful to the organization. For employee...

Discriminatory Action Complaints

Employers have many obligations under the British Columbia Workers Compensation Act (the “Act”) and the related WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (the “Regulation”). Employer obligations include providing a safe workplace, establishing a valid...

Employer’s Duty to Inquire

McNish v. Electronics Boutique Canada and others, 2017 BCHRT 32 (“McNish”) a decision earlier this year by the BC Human Rights Tribunal on an application to dismiss, illustrates an employer’s duty to inquire about the need for accommodation, when it...