VFW’s Volunteer Culture: Richard Quoted in Vancouver Magazine

Ahead of Vancouver Fashion Week’s fall/winter 2019 showcase, dozens of ex-volunteers shared with Vancouver Magazine experiences in which they worked long hours, faced unsafe conditions and were unpaid. Check out Lucy Lau’s piece here to find out more, including what KEL’s Richard Johnson’s has to say about unpaid internships and volunteer work.


Illegal Free Labour: Richard Quoted in Globe & Mail

Focusing on how you will fit into a prospective work environment is critical to avoid “going from the frying pan into the fire” and being forced to move on within a short period of time, explains Vancouver human rights and employment lawyer Richard Johnson.

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Geoff Mason Talks to Stirling Faux on CKNW’s Vancouver Consumer Show

On September 15th, KEL lawyer Geoff Mason spoke to Stirling Faux on Global News/980 CKNW’s Vancouver Consumer radio show about a wide variety of employment law topics of interest to British Columbians. Click here to listen to the interview.

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Kent Employment Law Expanding in Victoria – Hiring Litigator

We are currently looking for a lawyer to join our Victoria team. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of litigation experience with at least two of those in the field of employment law, an established employment law client base and the skills and temperament needed to manage a busy caseload and foster and develop […]


How Will Legalization of Recreational Cannabis Affect Employers? (Geoff Mason on Roundhouse Radio)

Canada is 47 days away from legalization. KEL lawyer Geoff Mason spoke to BIV News on Roundhouse Radio about how the legalization of recreational cannabis will affect employers, and how they can prepare (at 19:13). Click here to listen to the interview.


Gig Economy and Worker Protections (Geoff Mason on Lynda Steele Show)

The gig economy – it offers convenience for workers, but can leave them in a precarious position, legally speaking.  Geoff Mason speaks to Jody Vance on the Lynda Steele Show about this trending workplace arrangement and the issue of worker protections. Click here to listen to the interview.


Why is the Gig Economy Changing the Future of Work? (Geoff Mason on Global Podcast)

Interested in what the Gig Economy means for the future of work? Check out KEL lawyer Geoff Mason‘s interview with Niki Reitmayer on the Global News Podcast This Is Why. Click here to listen.


Richard Johnson Joins KEL Partnership

Kent Employment Law is pleased to announce that Richard Johnson has joined KEL’s partnership, effective August 1, 2018.


KEL Named One of Top 3 Employment Lawyers in Vancouver

We are delighted to announce that Kent Employment Law was once again named one of the Top 3 Employment Lawyers in Vancouver by, based on a 50-point assessment that includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to “general excellence”. Learn more here!

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Can you get fired for expressing your political views? (David Brown speaks to Global News)

Can you get fired for expressing your political views? That’s what happened when a restaurant manager refused to serve a patron wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. As KEL lawyer David Brown explains to Global News: “In most circumstances in Canada there is nothing inherently wrong with terminating an employee, provided that the employee is […]

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