News briefsB.C. privacy legislation flawed • Older workers less cost effective • Violence at work • You work here, you live here • Labour fights fed HR modernization • Manitoba immigration initiative • Wal-Mart gets slap on wristBy 06/02/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/04/2003 B.C. privacy legislation flawedOttawa — Proposed privacy legislation in British Columbia does not pass the test set by the federal government, according to federal privacy commissioner George Radwanski. In a letter to the B.C. government, Radwanski said the federal government would not recognize the law because there are “a number of very grave deficiencies.” Federal legislation comes into force on Jan. 1, 2004 in all jurisdictions that have not passed legislation that is “substantially similar.” According to Radwanski, the B.C. legislation — if passed as is — would still be in force but would operate concurrently with the federal law, not replace it.Older workers less cost effectiveToronto To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.