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Recap: Virtual Employer Forum – Employment Contracts in the time of COVID-19

By Wendy Woloshyn. Last month, Kent Employment Law hosted its first Virtual Employer Forum of 2021. The topic? Employment contracts in the time of COVID-19. KEL lawyers Fiona McFarlane and Simon Kent reviewed the basics, highlighting several key issues for employers to consider when it comes to contracting with their employees, including overtime, layoffs, non-competition […]

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CapriCMW Webinar Series for Employers Now Online

Join Kent Employment Law’s Kim Darling and Tanja Halsall of Potentia HR for a discussion on the practical considerations for managing your risk and engaging with your employees during these unprecedented times.

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Ask A B Corp Twitter Chat

On May 14, Kent Employment Law’s Richard Johnson joined #AskABCorp for a live Twitter chat covering a wide range of employment law issues particularly relevant during the COVID-19 climate. Richard was on hand to answer questions about furloughs and layoffs, workers’ rights, government benefits for entrepreneurs, and more. If you weren’t able to attend, never […]

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HR and Employment Law Issues During COVID-19 (Webinar Recording Available)

HR and Employment Law Issues During COVID-19 BC Non-Profit Housing Association April 30, 2020, 10:00 am – 11:30 am Webinar On April 30, the BCNPHA presented a free webinar for employers seeking help navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. In this 90 minute session, legal and HR experts Simon Kent (Founder of Kent Employment Law) and Marsha […]

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Employment Law Issues During COVID-19 (Webinar April 17)

Employment Law Issues During COVID-19: Ask an employment lawyer BC Continuing Legal Education Society April 17, 2020, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Webinar Who should attend: All lawyers and legal support staff In these times of rapid change and uncertainty where employment can be precarious, you might have lots of questions about employment law in relation […]

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Paula Krawus Partners with Community Futures for Webinar Presentation (March 2020)

On March 18, join employment lawyer Paula Krawus to learn about sustainable employment and the simple steps your business can take towards creating an engaged and purpose-driven workplace based on principles like respect and collaboration.

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Paula Krawus Presents at CLE Human Rights Conference in Vancouver (November 2019)

Paula Krawus will be part of a panel at this year’s CLEBC Human Rights Conference in Vancouver, discussing the “extraordinary” remedies available to employees through BC’s Human Rights Tribunal. Join her!

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Fiona H. McFarlane Presents Keynote Address at YWIB (UBC) Career 101 (October 2019)

Join Keynote speaker Fiona H. McFarlane at this fall’s Young Women in Business Career 101 Conference (UBC).

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Fiona H. McFarlane Presents at Hacking HR Forum (September 2019)

On September 26, Fiona H. McFarlane joins Hacking HR for an evening of discovery in the area of diversity and inclusion where she and other experts in the field will facilitate a discussion covering many (if not most) of the facets of successful programmes, practices, and interventions.

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Erin Brandt and Heidi Eaves Speak at Pacific Dental Conference (Mar 2019)

At this year’s Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, Erin Brandt and Heidi Eaves, Principal at Project House Business Solutions, will speak about the legal and human resources issues that dentists face as employers.

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