Technically speaking is wearing masks a law, a health order or the store policy as a result of the health order?
Technically speaking it's a Ministerial Order made under the power delegated to the Minister by the Emergency Program Act R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 111, s. 10.
Can a customer be denied service or entry for not ...
An employee is an agent of the employer when working and owes a duty of loyalty to the employer.
One of the obligations associated with a duty of loyalty is to refrain from receiving anything other than the employer authorized compensation for the work, rather than benefitting personally from work done on behalf of the employer.
By appropriating additional ...
Does an employer have a responsibility to provide a safe work environment to the extent of doing something about aggressive customers?
Yes. Your description reflects that the employer's/managers' recklessness or gross negligence is in violation of the British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
Sections 4.27 et seq of the Regulation require ...
One particular issue. If
employees are at liberty to give 20% off discounts.
they are presumably expected to do this for the benefit of the customers, and for the benefit of the employer in that customers receiving the discount will be more likely to be repeat customers. Taking the discount for the employee's benefit sounds like unjust enrichment and ...
What do I need to do to cancel the hearing, or should I attend and
just say I was paid?
Both options would be acceptable. The latter would probably be easier, faster, and provide a means to get prompt express court approval for your actions.
For example what's the difference between a notice of withdrawal and
an acknowledgment of payment?
Withdrawal means ...
Section 63 of the BC Employment Standards Act (ESA) provides that:
(1) After 3 consecutive months of employment, the employer becomes liable to pay an employee an amount equal to one week's wages as compensation for length of service.
(2) The employer's liability for compensation for length of service increases as follows:
(a) after 12 consecutive months of ...
Is this legal? Is it legal to count to the minute without rounding?
Yes. It is legal as long as they comply with minimum wage laws. Usually it is not recommended because if they don't round they might be underpaying and subject to labour investigations, but they can do it properly and legally.
Must they tell me how they round, for example round to the ...