Termination & Leaves from Employment during COVID19

DLG Employment

With COVID19 forcing many businesses to close and others to see a serious drop in revenue, many companies are having to face the difficult consideration of laying off staff to decrease their payroll expenses.  While most of the standard laws about termination of employees apply, there are some new or coronavirus-specific laws in place to consider. Termination of Employees An …

Force Majeure & Frustration: How COVID-19 may affect contracts

DLG Contracts, Corporate / Business

Since the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic in May 2020 and the virus’ effects have spread through British Columbia, the effects of closures, layoffs, and cancelations are being felt by businesses who need to know what their obligations are. Perhaps you hired a company to renovate your office, or you hired a catering company to provide appetizers at an …

Notice of Interest

DLG Construction

We have covered the basics of the Builders Lien Act [SBC 1997] Chapter 45 (the “Builders Lien Act”) in a previous post, discussed the importance for property owners of understanding the liabilities they face under the Builders Lien Act, and the importance of having a contract with a reputable contractor.  There is, however, another shield provided to property owners under the …