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    Labour reforms sought for gig economy workers (Fiona McFarlane speaks to Business in Vancouver)

    Labour reforms sought for gig economy workers By Hayley Woodin, Business in Vancouver, April 6, 2021 As it faces a potential $400 million class action lawsuit in Ontario on the issue of driver classification, Uber last month announced what it called a modern approach to supporting app-based workers. Find out what employment lawyer Fiona McFarlane […]

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    We’re Hiring in Surrey!

    Kent Employment Law is an established, forward-thinking employment law firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Surrey and Victoria, BC. We offer a competitive compensation package which combines an annual salary with an incentive component to recognize our team members’ commitment to our clients and contribution to the firm. Our Surrey office is expanding and we […]

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    Mandatory Workplace Vaccinations (David Mardiros speaks to Surrey Now-Leader)

    Employers might be able to require COVID-19 vaccination from employees: B.C. lawyer By Sarah Grochowski, Surrey Now-Leader, January 24, 2021 With COVID-19 vaccines expected to reach the masses in July, questions are being raised as to whether employers in B.C. will take a step further and require worker immunization. As Kent Employment Law’s David Mardiros […]

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    Unacceptable Wait Times for BC Worker Complaints (David Mardiros speaks to CBC)

    Wait times for worker complaints in B.C. unacceptable, advocates say By Maryse Zeidler, CBC News, January 16, 2020 The family of one BC woman has waited more than a year for the Employment Standards Branch to hear her case. Find out what Kent Employment Law’s David Mardiros had to say about the unacceptable wait times […]

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    Will Employers Be Able to Require COVID-19 Vaccination? (Stephanie Cousineau Quoted in Times Colonist)

    Mandatory vaccination unlikely for workplaces; focus will be on education By Roxanne Egan-Elliott, Times Colonist, December 10, 2020 Once a COVID-19 vaccine is available, will employers be able to require that employees be immunized? Find out what Kent Employment Law’s Stephanie Cousineau had to say about mandatory vaccination in today’s Times Colonist article by Roxanne […]

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    We’re Hiring: Employment Lawyer (Kelowna)

    Nestled in the Okanagan wine country, our Kelowna office is looking for an employment lawyer to join our dynamic, community-minded team. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience, including a background in employment litigation, and possess the skills and temperament needed to manage a busy caseload and foster strong client relationships. They will […]

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    We’re Hiring – Litigation Associate (Vancouver / Surrey)

    We are currently looking for a lawyer to join our Vancouver / Surrey team. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of litigation experience, with at least one of those in the field of employment law, and the skills and temperament needed to manage a busy caseload and foster and develop client relationships. They will […]

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    We’re Hiring – Employment Lawyer (Vancouver / Surrey)

    We are currently looking for a senior employment lawyer to join our Vancouver / Surrey team. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of litigation experience, with the majority of those in the field of employment law, and the skills and temperament needed to manage a busy caseload and foster and develop client relationships. They […]

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    COVID-19 and Employee Vacation Time (Canadian HR Reporter)

    5 key questions on vacation time with COVID-19 By John Dujay, Canadian HR Reporter, April 28, 2020 With so many workers being laid off or working reduced hours, vacation time is becoming one of the hot-button issues facing employers and HR during the pandemic. Do they have the right to force workers to take vacation […]

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    Angry Tweet leads to Dismissal: Kent Lawyer Speaks to CTV News

    Employee who got $6 BBQ sauce as holiday gift says he was fired for angry tweet By Graham Slaughter. CTV News.ca, January 3, 2020 A BC employee was fired after complaining on Twitter that his employer gave him a cheap, seemingly thoughtless gift for Christmas. Was the firing legal? Or just ill-advised? Lawyer Richard Johnson […]

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