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…

Covid-19 Update: Phase 3 – Reopening Safely at RLR Lawyers

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As of October 14, 2020, 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…

Parenting Arrangements and COVID-19

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COVID-19 poses distinct challenges for families who share parenting time between two households. Many parents wonder if transitioning a child back and forth between homes is a safe practice during a pandemic. In these unusual times, most co-parenting arrangements can and should continue. Parents should not assume that an existing parenting schedule is automatically “paused”…

COVID-19 Update: Our Nanaimo office can help if you need to sign legal documents in the presence of a lawyer.

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Despite COVID-19 restrictions, there may be urgent cases where you must appear before a lawyer to sign legal documents such as affidavits, Powers of Attorney, or land title transfer documents. We can accommodate these circumstances at our Nanaimo office. If you find yourself in a situation where you must sign a document in person before…

Reduced Rate Family Law Arbitration Services During COVID-19

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COVID-19 has turned our communities upside down. This is hard on everyone. If you are a family lawyer representing parents dealing with separation and divorce, or parents trying to deal with these issues on your own, you face a particular set of challenges because of: Uncertainty Inability to get an interim decision with the courts…

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