(Originally published 2014. Updated February 2019.) Although often a time of excitement and anticipation, pregnancy can also bring with it an overwhelming amount of uncertainty. While we sympathize with any questions you may have about sleep training, nutrition, or discipline, we will leave these topics to the experts. What we can give you is some […]
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Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. In a previous blog post we offered an overview of British Columbia’s human rights regime, and how an employee’s childcare responsibilities fit within that framework. This week, we revisit the topic of an employee’s human rights protections, this time in the context of pregnancy leave. For a refresher on the notions of […]
Our client was constructively dismissed from her employment as a server due to her pregnancy. The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal awarded her lost wages plus damages for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect.