The issue of minimum wages is sometimes a source of confusion, particularly when commissions, incentives or bonus schemes are factored in.
Maternity & Parental Leaves
Maternity leave and parental leave are outlined separately under the Employment Standards Act.
Fostering Employee Engagement During a Time of Crisis
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many tourism and hospitality employers have suddenly been faced with making tough business and financial decisions in order to comply with government legislated restrictions (e.g. physical distancing measures) as well as maintaining the viability of their business.
Understanding Tips and Gratuities
For workers in the service sector, such as servers, cooks, bartenders, taxi drivers, bell staff and tour guides, gratuities are a substantial part of their income.
CWSAA Retention & Engagement Guide Templates
These templates are intended for illustrative and general information purposes only, and they do not constitute legal advice of any sort.
Changes to Unpaid Leave Periods in British Columbia
Amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) in 2019 and 2020 have introduced new job protected leave periods as set out below.
When Volunteers are “Workers”: 5 Key Ways to Effectively Manage OHS Risk
Volunteers. Volunteerism. They both matter. Without them Canadian society would suffer. But, when are volunteers “workers” for the purpose of OHS legislation? What is the effect of this? How do you keep volunteers safe and otherwise manage risk effectively? What, in fact, are the risks? These are questions that we have been asked and are happy to answer.
Changes to Parental, Maternity, and Caregiving Benefits Under EI
In December 2017, changes were made to Canada’s Employment Insurance (“EI”) regime concerning maternity, parental, and caregiving benefits under the Employment Insurance Act. Parental Benefits Since December 3, 2017, new parents have had the option of receiving EI benefits over an extended period of time. Previously, new parents were able to claim EI benefits for… Continue reading Changes to Parental, Maternity, and Caregiving Benefits Under EI
Baby Boomer Tool Kit
Tap into the “best kept secret” labour pool in our industry.
10 Reasons Why Recruiting and Retaining Baby Boomers Will Improve Your Business and Your Bottom Line
The business case has less to do with traditional retention than with the links between flexibility and engagement and between engagement and business results.