RLR Lawyers will be closed on Sept 30, 2021, to commemorate The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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This blog post announces that RLR Law will be closed on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 for Truth and Reconciliation day.

COVID-19 Update

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As of September 14, 2021, RLR Lawyers continues to comply with health directions provided to B.C. businesses by the Provincial Health Authority and implement prudent practices on site. We also want to share the measures we are taking to protect our clients, our staff, and our communities. The risk of transmission at workplaces is a…

B.C. Introduces Land Owner Transparency Register

On November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) came into force in B.C. This legislation will impact almost everyone who acquires or currently holds an interest in land through a corporation, partnership, or trust. In particular, LOTA: requires disclosure by individuals who hold, directly or indirectly, beneficial interests in land in British Columbia through a…

Making sense of layoffs during a pandemic. Sheridan King featured on Island Thrive podcast.

Early in July, Sheridan King joined Dave Monahan and Paul Holmes, of Smart Dolphins IT Solutions on their podcast, Island Thrive. Sheridan provided an update on employment law issues in B.C.’s current economic climate, focusing on temporary layoffs and COVID-19. Sheridan reviewed a broad range of employment law concepts that come into play when a B.C. employer…

Employment Lawyer Sheridan King Talks Employer Considerations Regarding Temporary Layoffs During COVID-19

Sheridan King, a member of our employment law team, joined Dan Hurley (Director and Chair-Elect of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance) to contribute to a series being broadcast by VIEA to help Island businesses manage the challenges created by the pandemic. Sheridan gave an overview of temporary layoffs under the B.C. Employment Standards Act, with particular…

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