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Heather Hettiarachchi writes about Holiday Party Liability for Small Business BC

In this December 2015 article, Heather Hettiarachchi offers tips to employers on how to minimize the risk of alcohol-related liability during the holiday season.

Trevor Thomas Joins Clicklaw Wikibooks as Employment Law Editor

Trevor Thomas recently became a Contributor to the Clicklaw Wikibook Legal Help for British Columbians, a resource for non-legal professionals in British Columbia which provides first steps for over 40 legal problems, and options for further information or help. Trevor is an editor of the wikibook’s employment law section.

Richard Johnson speaks to CBC and CP about UBC Suspension

Steven Galloway suspension shouldn’t have been announced: UBC faculty association Canadian Press article, by Laura Kane On November 20, 2015, Richard Johnson spoke to both Rick Cluff of CBC’s Early Edition and Laura Kane of the Canadian Press to share an employment lawyer’s perspective on the recent suspension of UBC’s Steven Galloway. Read the Canadian […]

Richard Johnson speaks to HRM Canada Online about Gender Wage Gap

In this November 2015 HRM Online piece by Nicole Middlemass, Richard Johnson explains the human rights implications of unequal pay.

KEL Lawyers speak to HRM Canada Online about Racial Profiling in the Workplace

In this October 2015 article, Richard Johnson, Andres Barker and Heather Hettiarachchi all weigh in on the issue of racial profiling by retail industry employees.

Employment Law Update – Racial Profiling in the Marketplace (Shoppers v. Tan)

Heather Hettiarachchi comments on the recent Ontario human rights case of Shoppers v. Tan, which centered on the issue of racial profiling in the retail industry.

Heather Hettiarachchi Quoted in Douglas Magazine Article on Workplace Bullying

In this October 2015 article from Douglas Magazine, Heather Hettiarachchi offers advice to employers and employees on how to respond to bullying in the workplace.

Andres Barker Writes about Employee Dismissal for Canadian Employment Law Today

Andres Barker explains the various ways that the common law and employment standards legislation differ with respect to employee dismissal in British Columbia. (Canadian Employment Law Today, Sept 30/2015, published by Canadian HR Reporter, copyright Thomson Reuters.)

Kent Employment Law Profiled by Chimp.net

Kent Employment Law speaks to Chimp.net about our first (successful!) charitable giving campaign.

Heather Hettiarachchi Interviewed by The Province about Bullying and Harassment

Heather Hettiarachchi was interviewed by The Province about workplace harassment in the hospitality industry.

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