WorkSafeBC is the operating name of the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia, a statutory agency created by an act of the provincial legislature in 1917. WorkSafeBC is the exclusive workers' compensation insurer in British Columbia, Canada, covering more than 200,000 registered employers and 2.3 million workers (93.4% of the employed labour force of British Columbia). In addition to administering claims for work-related injury, illness and disease, the agency is also responsible for prevention.
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  • Rights and Obligations in a WorkSafeBC Inspection

    … investigations of this nature. David Brown explains why employers have a legal requirement under the Act to allow an inspection to be conducted, to participate in the investigation and to provide all reasonable means to facilitate the investigation on his BC Employment Law Blog. NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on the Kent Employment…

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  • Pets: A Workplace’s Best Friend?

    … employees, pet-friendly employers also witness reduced absenteeism, increased productivity and creativity, a greater willingness to work late, and improved talent attraction and retention. A number of high-profile companies, like fellow B Corps Hootsuite and Etsy, have taken this research to heart and adopted “dog-friendly” policies. So, with all these…

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  • Richard Johnson’s Top 10 Employer Tips for 2016

    … that requires an employee to give you advance notice that he or she is quitting. If you would like your workers to give you notice of resignation, you should build this into their employee contracts. Mandatory retirement is a thing of the past. You cannot force an employee to retire when he or she turns 65. If you found these tips helpful and are looking for more, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook! Share with others The post Richard Johnson’s Top 10 Employer Tips for 2016 appeared first on . …

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