Employment Law Update | New Developments & Common HR Pitfalls

June 13, 2019


Ryan Anderson, Partner and Grady Tyler, Partner – Matthews Dinsdale

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As a business owner/HR professional, you encounter day-to-day challenges managing employees and maintaining smooth employer-employee relations. Attend this session to learn how to avoid some of the most common HR mistakes, and for an update on the latest developments in employment law, including pending changes to the BC Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code.


This two-part session will cover:


Important Developments and Trends in Labour and Employment Law:

  • Legislative Changes – What all employers need to know.
  • Back to the Future – What does the past tell us about what to expect?


Top Five Potential Pitfalls:

  • Identifying and avoiding common (and costly) HR mistakes.
  • How to fix mistakes already made.







A partner with law firm Matthews Dinsdale, Ryan Anderson has over two decades’ experience in the human resources field advising employers in all areas of workplace law. Ryan regularly assists employers and human resources professionals with the day-to-day challenges of managing employees, with the aim of minimizing liabilities and maintaining positive employee relations. Read more here.









Also a partner with Matthews Dinsdale, Grady Tyler assists employers in both labour and employment matters, including responding to human rights issues and complaints. He also regularly represents management at the bargaining table, and advises on workers’ compensation and occupational health and safety matters. Grady is recognized by Chambers Canada, an international ranking publication, as a leading labour and employment lawyer. Learn more here.