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Thorp case illustrates the low spark of high-heeled job requirements: Business In Vancouver

By Fiona Anderson. Much ado has been made about the new rules that say employers can’t require women to wear high heels at work. The issue first came to my attention when the New York Times in January ran a story about an actress in England who was sent home from a temporary clerical assignment […]

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Workers’ Compensation Board Review R0133411 and R0133412

Our client made a claim under the Workers Compensation Act for injuries sustained at work in September 2010. Approximately nine months later, on the employer’s initiative, the Workers Compensation Board (the Board) overturned the claim and ordered our client to repay the compensation she had received on the basis that she had allegedly misrepresented details […]

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