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David Brown Presents at 58th Annual CPHR BC & Yukon HR Conference & Expo (April 2020)

With the legalization of cannabis, Canadians have a legal right to consume cannabis. Employers have concerns about the possible impact on employees’ performance during working hours. Join David Brown and other experts as they discuss the legal, medical and practical issues facing employers when it comes to cannabis in the workplace.

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Trevor Partners with People’s Law School Session (April 2020)

In this class, learn about the legal issues that may affect you in the workplace. KEL Lawyer Trevor Thomas explains the essentials of the Employment Standards Act, the law that sets out standards every employer and employee must follow.

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Richard Johnson at HRD Employment Law Masterclass (Feb 2020)

Join KEL Partner Richard Johnson at this year’s HRD Employment Law Masterclass in Vancouver on Feb 19 to learn everything you need to know about long-term absenteeism in the workplace!


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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Trevor Presents at BCVTA Fall Conference (October 2019)

Join Trevor Thomas at the 2019 BC Veterinary Technologists Association’s Fall Conference for a primer on some of the key employment law topics of interest to BC’s veterinary professionals.


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).


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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David Brown Partners with CPHR for Webinar on Managing Disruptive Technologies (July 2019)

We are on the cusp of a dramatic technological revolution. Are we ready for this change and its impact on our workplaces? Join Kent Employment Law lawyer David Brown to explore this timely topic and HR’s role in managing disruptive technologies.

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David Brown Partners with CPHR for Webinar on Workplace Mental Health (Live June 2019; Now Available On-Demand)

Mental illness is on the rise in Canadian workplaces. Join David to learn about this challenging topic and the legalities of dismissing employees with mental health issues.


Erin Brandt and Heidi Eaves Present to Vancouver & District Dental Society (April 2019)

On April 29th, Erin Brandt and Heidi Eaves join the Vancouver & District Dental Society to help educate dentists about the legal and HR issues they face as employers.

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