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BC Employment Standards Tribunal

Robert C.P. Walker and Raewyn J. Brewer appointed as members of BC Employment Standards Tribunal

Jurisdiction: - British Columbia

Robert C.P. Walker and Raewyn J. Brewer were appointed as members of the BC Employment Standards Tribunal ("EST") on October 19, 2011. Their terms run to November 30, 2013.

Their biographies on the BC EST website read as follows:  read more »

Six members reappointed to BC Employment Standards Tribunal

Jurisdiction: - British Columbia

Six members have been reappointed to the BC Employment Standards Tribunal for terms that commence on January 15, 2011. They are:

  • Dr. Kenneth Wm. Thornicroft, until January 15, 2014;
  • Robert E.Groves, until March 31, 2014;
  • Carol-Ann Hart, until March 31, 2014;
  • David B.Stevenson, until March 31, 2014;
  • Carol L. Roberts, until March 31, 2014;
  • Shafik Bhalloo, until May 31, 2014

The order-in-council can be found here.

BC Employment Standards Tribunal issues new Rules of Practice and Procedure

Jurisdiction: - British Columbia

The BC Employment Standards Tribunal has issued new Rules of Practice and Procedure. According to this blurb on the BC Government (Administrative Justice Office) website, the Rules were developed:

...to assist in the fair and efficient resolution of appeals from
determinations made by the Director of Employment Standards under the Employment Standards Act. Using the 2005 rules which were developed in consultation with stakeholders as the basis, the new Rules reflect the Tribunal’s practices, changes to the legislation, and comments received from stakeholders.