Changes in compliance are continuous and are occurring around the globe. At Replicon, our goal is to make sure you’re never a step behind. Recently, there have been some key proposed developments which may affect the labor & employment laws in British Columbia. The Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (“Bill 8”) received Royal Assent on May 30, 2019, so Bill 8’s amendments to the Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 113 (the “ESA”) is now in force. Virtually all of Bill 8 was passed as it was originally tabled. Some of the new additions to the final version of Bill 8 were as follows. Read on as we cover more details.