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BC’s New Limitation Act – What Employers Should Know

BC’s Limitation Act is the piece of legislation that sets out the amount of 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”), 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 Act (the “New… Keep reading »