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Erin Brandt Featured in Jewish Independent’s 18 Under 36 Honourees

Over the past month, the Jewish Independent selected 18 young achievers and community-minded folk for their annual 18 under 36 awards. Included as an honouree this year is KEL’s Erin Brandt!

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Decision on employee reference eases employer fears ‘to a certain extent’ (Trevor Thomas quoted in Benefits Canada)

For the December 19, 2017 issue of Benefits Canada, Martha Porado spoke to various legal experts, including Kent Employment Law’s Trevor Thomas, about the recent Ontario Superior Court decision in Papp v. Stokes. One of the issues before the court was employee Adam Papp’s defamation claim against his former employer after the employer gave Papp a negative […]

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Why is sexual harassment not going away? (Erin Brandt quoted in Canadian HR Reporter)

For the November 27, 2017 issue of Canadian HR Reporter, Marcel Vander Wierr spoke to various legal and HR experts, including Kent Employment Law’s Erin Brandt, about the important role that human resources professionals and managers play in preventing and addressing workplace sexual harassment.  For Erin’s insights on this timely topic, read the article here.

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Employers brace for legal cannabis, liability issues (David Brown quoted in Vancouver Sun)

“The bottom line is that the way the employment standards protections are structured currently, they did not have this economic concept in mind,” Geoff Mason tells Business in Vancouver.

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We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant / Receptionist – Kelowna (Part-Time)

Boutique law firms Kent Employment Law and Connect Family Law support their clients in all the traditional areas of employment and family law. How we offer that support, however, is anything but traditional. As our Kelowna practices continue to grow, it’s time to also grow our fabulous support team – someone who shares our passion […]

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We’re Hiring: Employment Lawyer – Vancouver

Kent Employment Law is a progressive, boutique employment law firm with its Vancouver office located in the heart of Fairview. We are also proud to be the first Canadian law firm to be certified as a B Corp, after undergoing a rigorous assessment of our social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We are currently […]

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We’re Hiring: Employment Lawyer – Kelowna

Kent Employment Law is a progressive, boutique employment law firm with its Okanagan office located in the heart of Kelowna. We are also proud to be the first Canadian law firm to be certified as a B Corp, after undergoing a rigorous assessment of our social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We are currently […]

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Kent Employment Law Highlighted in Triple Pundit Article on Canadian B Corps (Oct 2017)

Canadian B Corps Stand Against Hate and Discrimination in the Workplace By Melissa Schweyer (for Triple Pundit) In a recent article for Triple Pundit highlighting four Canadian B Corps taking a stand against discrimination and hate, Melissa Schweyer speaks to Trevor Thomas about Kent Employment Law’s values and our commitment to diversity and inclusion. You […]

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The Gig Economy: Geoff Mason on Roundhouse Radio

What does the gig economy mean for B.C. workers? Geoff Mason weighs in.

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B.C. laws lag behind fast-rising gig economy (Geoff Mason quoted in BIV)

“The bottom line is that the way the employment standards protections are structured currently, they did not have this economic concept in mind,” Geoff Mason tells Business in Vancouver.

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