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Understanding Common Law Marriages in B.C.

Posted:  Jan 11, 2022
The number of common law couples has steadily grown across Canada in recent years, as more couples opt to go without the expense of 'sealing the deal' with a marriage license and expensive wedding ceremony. This leaves many common law couples unaware of the legalities of common law marriages, and indeed, uncertain they are technically common law or not.As with the rest of Canada, the number of Bri...

Key Differences between an Employee and a Subcontractor

Posted:  Jan 4, 2022
When a company hires workers for a new project, the employer wants the job to be undertaken by the most skilled individuals. Although there are advantages to hiring a regular employee, hiring a general contractor who further hires subcontractor(s) to complete the work also has benefits. Therefore, it’s best to be aware of the differences between the two before making an informed decision.Generally...

Paid Sick Leave for BC Workers

Posted:  Dec 21, 2021
At Stevens & Company Law we know that business owners need to make the right choices in order to establish productive and positive work environments. Our team of lawyers and legal professionals has the expertise to help guide you each step of the way as your business grows and evolves.Paid sick leave will be standard for workers in British Columbia beginning Jan. 1, 2022, with a minimum of fiv...

Anticipated Compensation in 2022 for Day Students at Former Residential Schools

Posted:  Dec 14, 2021
Day scholars who suffered harm while attending residential schools and who were not included in the 2006 Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement could soon apply for compensation.Day scholars are students who attended residential schools during the day but returned home in the evenings. The harm and abuse inflicted upon Indigenous children at these schools has created a lasting legacy of tr...

Hiring a Senior Conveyancer to Join Our Team

Posted:  Dec 1, 2021
Stevens & Company Law Corporation is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Senior Conveyancer. This is a full-time position Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. Hours are flexible, with two shifts from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. We will consider part-time applicants. The firm has been in business for 25 years and has a reputation of exceptional client service ...
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