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BC’s New Limitation Act – What Employees Need to Know

Generally speaking, the Limitation Act is the legislation that sets out the time that parties have to start court proceedings pursuing their claim. The time one has to sue is called a “limitation period”. The previous Limitation Act (the “Old Act” for ease of reference), provided for two, six and ten year limitation periods depending on the type of claim, with most employment related claims subject to the six year limitation period. On June 1, 2013, a new Limitation ActKeep reading »