Harris & Company LLP continues to be recognized as a leading firm by Legal 500. For over 30 years, the publication has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world and last week, they recognized Harris in the field of Labour and Employment Law in the 2021 Edition of the Legal 500 Canada. … Continued
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Harris & Company LLP continues to be recognized as a leading firm by Legal 500. For over 30 years, the publication has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world and last week, they recognized Harris in the field of Labour and Employment Law in the 2021 Edition of the Legal 500 Canada.
Eric Harris, Q.C. was also recognized as a leading individual in the field.
To view this year’s Labour and Employment rankings, please visit the Legal 500 Canada.
On April 6, 2020, B.C.’s Labour Relations Regulation was amended by Order in Council No. 171-2020 to extend the validity of union membership cards from 90 days to 6 months. This change comes after the B.C. Minister of Labour, the Honourable Harry Bains, appointed an independent panel (the “Panel”) to review the BC Labour Relations … Continued
Many employers are confronting a crisis unlike one that they have ever previously experienced. This is a health crisis that is triggering an economic crisis. Not only must employers take action to keep their employees safe, those actions must preserve the financial stability of the company. Even in face of such extenuating circumstances, employers must … Continued
A public health emergency has now been declared in British Columbia under the Public Health Act. This declaration results in broad emergency public health powers becoming available under the Act, including the authority for the Provincial Health Officer to issue verbal orders. The Provincial Health Officer has ordered all bars and clubs to close immediately. … Continued
On March 16, 2020, the Federal and Provincial governments each announced further measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Federal Government Prime Minister Trudeau announced the following additional measures to restrict travel and entry into Canada: Canada is closing the border to non-Canadian citizens, with the following exceptions: permanent Canadian residents, the immediate family members … Continued
On March 12, 2020, the British Columbia government Provincial Health Officer and Minister of Health issued a joint communication that includes the following directions: “We are recommending against all non-essential travel outside of Canada, including to the United States. Effective today, anyone who chooses to travel outside of Canada will be asked to stay away … Continued