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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.)

Simon Kent Speaks to BC Business About Independent Contractors

Simon Kent speaks to BC Business about the ins and outs of working as, and with, an independent contractor.

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.

Heather Hettiarachchi Speaks to HRM Online about Employees and Social Media

Heather Hettiarachchi speaks to HRM Online and offers employers tips on employee social media use.

Richard Johnson Writes about Access to Justice in Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Richard Johnson writes about access to justice issues in the most recent issue of Canadian Lawyer magazine.

Employment Law Update – Ostrow v. Abacus Management

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently confirmed that a dismissed employee who is subject to a non-competition clause may be entitled to increased wrongful dismissal damages.

Employment Law Update – Skana v. Lazauskas

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently ruled that an employee being sued by a former employer was able to take the unusual step of using the British Columbia Employment Standards Act as a shield against the employer’s claim.

Jennifer Wiegele Quoted in Business in Vancouver (January 2014)

Jennifer Wiegele is quoted in the most recent issue of Business in Vancouver on the topic of insurance disputes between employees and employers.

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