To date, British Columbia is the only Canadian province that has developed policies specifically addressing workplace bullying. What are a BC employer’s duties when it comes to this area of employee health and safety and how can they meet them? KEL’s Fiona McFarlane recently spoke to SHRM Online’s Catherine Skrzypinski about workplace investigations and employer […]
How Canadian Employers Address Bullying and Harassment: Fiona McFarlane speaks to SHRM Online (July 2019)
We are currently looking for a lawyer to join our Vancouver 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 […]
In a May 2019 exclusive, Global News reporter Jane Gerster revealed her findings of an alleged RCMP campaign to dismiss members with disabilities. Ms. Gerster spoke with various officers affected, as well as several lawyers with special expertise in the areas of human rights and workplace accommodations. One of these legal experts was KEL’s Erin […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.