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Thoughts on paid sick leave

The NDP government’s decision to introduce a mandatory paid sick…

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WorkSafeBC overhaul could have huge employer cost implications

WorkSafeBC is a complex organization that plays a very important…

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Lagging behind

British Columbia is a jurisdiction in which the bulk of…

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Lonely Planet

It is self-evident that the pandemic is wreaking havoc in…

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Searching for silver linings

Amid the human carnage and economic pain caused by the…

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Different recession, different trends

Following massive job losses in March and April, the number…

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COVID-19 job losses concentrated in urban BC – especially Metro Vancouver

A little talked about dimension of the impact of COVID-19…

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Empty skies, lonely roads

In looking at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across…

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A huge share of the workforce has claimed the CERB

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is the federal government’s…

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COVID-19 recession scenarios for BC: one is bad; the other is worse

By now it is clear the economic fallout from the…

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