When a business suddenly closes its doors, it is considered a termination of employment — and employees should move quickly to seek advice, Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson tells CTV News Vancouver.
Employees entitled to recourse when business shuts down: Richard Johnson speaks to CTV News (AdvocateDaily.com)
Companies tend to make big changes in the New Year that don’t always bode well for employees, leading to a bump in constructive dismissal complaints.
For lawyers considering a new career opportunity, focusing on how you will fit into a prospective work environment is critical in order to avoid “going from the frying pan into the fire” and being forced to move on again within a short period of time, Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson tells Lawyers Weekly.
Focusing on how you will fit into a prospective work environment is critical to avoid “going from the frying pan into the fire” and being forced to move on within a short period of time, explains Vancouver human rights and employment lawyer Richard Johnson.
One of the most important provisions in the British Columbia Human Rights Code is the protection from being discriminated against because of age — including in the context of getting and holding a job, Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson writes in Inspired Senior Living magazine.
In the November 2016 issue of Inspired Senior Living, Richard Johnson explains how BC human rights laws protect employees from age-based discrimination.
It may seem odd to think about severance issues during the excitement of the hiring process, but a pre-emptive approach is the best way to clarify entitlements and manage potential problems before they arise, Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson writes in The Bottom Line.
In this article in the mid-October 2016 issue of The Bottom Line, Richard Johnson offers employees a primer on termination, severance, and just cause.
A move by Starbucks to provide up to $5,000 in therapy to its employees is a proactive approach to mental wellness likely to result in more productive, happier workers and a positive company image, says Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson.
A new CEO hired to turn around an underperforming company may be intent on bringing change to the organization — but in doing so, they may find themselves accused of intimidation and bullying, Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson tells Succession Planning, a special supplement published by The Bottom Line and Lawyers Weekly.