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Government creates COVID-19 temporary layoff period

To ease financial hardship on businesses and to keep employees connected with their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, government has extended the temporary layoff period to 16 weeks for COVID-19 related reasons. Previously under the Employment Standards Act, a temporary …

B.C. COVID-19 response update May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020. Cases Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,224 New cases since May 2, 2020: 53 Hospitalized cases: …

B.C. COVID-19 response update May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020. Cases Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,224 New cases since May 2, 2020: 53 Hospitalized cases: …

B.C. COVID-19 response update May 2, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Cases Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,171 New cases since May 1, 2020: 26 Hospitalized cases: …

BCTF, BCPSEA ratify agreement under mandate

Members of the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) and the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) have ratified an agreement under government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate. The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation. The …

B.C. COVID-19 response update May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,145 New cases since April 30, 2020: 33 Hospitalized cases: …