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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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    Erin Brandt Featured in Jewish Independent’s 18 Under 36 Honourees

    Over the past month, the Jewish Independent selected 18 young achievers and community-minded folk for their annual 18 under 36 awards. Included as an honouree this year is KEL’s Erin Brandt!

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    Decision on employee reference eases employer fears ‘to a certain extent’

    For the December 19, 2017 issue of Benefits Canada, Martha Porado spoke to various legal experts, including Kent Employment Law’s Trevor Thomas, about the recent Ontario Superior Court decision in Papp v. Stokes. One of the issues before the court was employee Adam Papp’s defamation claim against his former employer after the employer gave Papp a negative […]

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    Why is sexual harassment not going away? (Erin Brandt quoted in Canadian HR Reporter)

    For the November 27, 2017 issue of Canadian HR Reporter, Marcel Vander Wierr spoke to various legal and HR experts, including Kent Employment Law’s Erin Brandt, about the important role that human resources professionals and managers play in preventing and addressing workplace sexual harassment.  For Erin’s insights on this timely topic, read the article here.

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    We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant / Receptionist – Kelowna (Part-Time)

    Boutique law firms Kent Employment Law and Connect Family Law support their clients in all the traditional areas of employment and family law. How we offer that support, however, is anything but traditional. As our Kelowna practices continue to grow, it’s time to also grow our fabulous support team – someone who shares our passion […]

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    We’re Hiring: Employment Lawyer – Vancouver

    Kent Employment Law is a progressive, boutique employment law firm with its Vancouver office located in the heart of Fairview. We are also proud to be the first Canadian law firm to be certified as a B Corp, after undergoing a rigorous assessment of our social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We are currently […]

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    We’re Hiring: Employment Lawyer – Kelowna

    Kent Employment Law is a progressive, boutique employment law firm with its Okanagan office located in the heart of Kelowna. We are also proud to be the first Canadian law firm to be certified as a B Corp, after undergoing a rigorous assessment of our social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We are currently […]

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    Kent Employment Law Highlighted in Triple Pundit Article on Canadian B Corps (Oct 2017)

    Canadian B Corps Stand Against Hate and Discrimination in the Workplace By Melissa Schweyer (for Triple Pundit) In a recent article for Triple Pundit highlighting four Canadian B Corps taking a stand against discrimination and hate, Melissa Schweyer speaks to Trevor Thomas about Kent Employment Law’s values and our commitment to diversity and inclusion. You […]

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    Severance liability, bad faith damages result of employer’s ambiguous standards (The Lawyer’s Daily)

    Richard Johnson lends his insight on the Cottrill v. Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd. case relating to aggravated/bad faith damages in Lawyers Daily.

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    Kelowna Launch 2017: Recap

    We were delighted to have a reason to play host to the Okanagan community last month at the official opening of our Kelowna office!

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