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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 employme ...
Legal Update: Make the Right Decisions on Workplace Mental Health Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver February 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm In February 2018, the Conference Board of Canada will be presenting a full-day workshop where managers and supervisors will learn how to create and support a psychologically healthy and safe workplace.
By Fiona Anderson. Earlier this year, I blogged about whether it was legal to record conversations without letting the person being recorded know the recording was happening. Yes, it’s legal, since only one person in the conversation needs to consent, and that would be the person doing the recording. (If the person doing the recording is not in the room, then it would not be legal.
Can you believe it’s that time again? The past 12 months have flown by, and while we don’t want to interrupt that (positive) momentum, we do think it’s important to pause for a moment and reflect on the goodness that was 2017. Looking back, here are some of the themes from KEL’s past year that stand out: 1. Expansion. Since the start of the year, our team has grown almost exponentially.
Cutting-edge virtual assistants Admin Slayer have created the quintessential Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide and Simon Kent was delighted to be one of the contributors who helped make it happen! Get ready to learn about everything from strategy & planning, leadership & ...
Gender in the Workplace: A Dialogue on Today’s Challenges for a More Inclusive Tomorrow January 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC Join Erin Brandt (Kent Employment Law) and Heidi Eaves (Project House Business Solutions) to explore how the issues we face today interact with our current legal landscape.
By David Brown. (Originally published November 2013.) Across Canada, it is not uncommon for many small businesses to close their operations for the period between Christmas and New Years. There are many good reasons for this, as business owners may be looking for family time while the kids are out of school, a visit to parents in distant cities, or a winter escape to Mexico.
Kent Employment Law (KEL)’s Kelowna office invites you to be a part of its ongoing Employer Forums, our resource for forward-thinking business owners and HR professionals. Created for employers striving to “do good” for their employees, their communities, and the world, our Forums offer an opportunity to connect and learn from each other in a casual, relaxed setting.
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