Individuals are entitled to protection against discrimination because of their age, but it is important to consult a lawyer quickly if legal action is required
When Gina Sheppard, Partner at Aspect Structural Engineers, told us that her firm had recently introduced policies allowing employees to take unlimited vacation and set their own work hours, we were intrigued.
For those parents who aren’t aware of their workplace rights, Richard Johnson provides a helpful primer in the May issue of Today’s Parent on how human rights and employment standards law work to protect them on the job.
A skincare therapist has been awarded $15,000 in aggravated damages for the bad-faith conduct of her employer in a wrongful dismissal case, says Kent employment lawyer Richard Johnson, who represented the woman in the lawsuit.
We were delighted to have a reason to play host to the Okanagan community last month at the official opening of our Kelowna office!
By Erin Brandt. Updated April 21, 2017 (Originally posted March 31, 2017) Gender-based dress codes have lately become a media “hot topic”. In March, I joined the public discussion when I spoke to CBC’s Andrew Chang about BC Green party leader Andrew Weaver’s proposal to outlaw high heels in the workplace. Much of the focus in […]
Employees should carefully review and negotiate their agreements before starting a new job to ensure their severance and termination clauses are acceptable.
If asked to participate in a workplace investigation, what are an employee’s rights? David Brown explains.
By Erin Brandt. What role can Canadian courts play when a company is accused of overseas human rights abuses? Erin Brandt considers this question in her latest case law update. Read Erin’s review of the recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in Garcia v. Tahoe Resources here.
In his latest case law update, Richard Johnson discusses what happens when a bonus is tied not just to performance, but also retention.