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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.

Case Law Update – IBM v. Waterman

The Supreme Court of Canada recently ruled that pension benefits paid during the notice period do not reduce a plaintiff’s wrongful dismissal damages.

Case Law Update – Jodoin v. Nissan Canada Inc.

The Ontario Superior Court recently ruled that a senior employee was constructively dismissed when he was moved to a newly created management position, even though his salary did not change.

Articling Student Erin Kizell Profiled in CBA National Magazine Article (2013)

Articling Student Erin Kizell is profiled in this 2013 CBA National Magazine piece about the role of extracurricular activities in the lives of Canadian law students.

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