Articles

  • Undue Hardship (CLEBC Paper, 2017)

    … By Shanti P. Reda and Erin Brandt. In this paper written for the 2017 CLEBC Employment Law Conference, co-authors Shanti Reda and Erin Brandt consider several recent court decisions dealing with the issue of undue hardship in the context of an employee human rights claim. Click here to read the article. The post Undue Hardship (CLEBC Paper…

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  • Union Officials: Are They Subject to Employer Discipline?

    … By Heather Hettiarachchi, Lawyer. When an employee becomes a union official, this changes her status significantly and places her in the situation of having to discharge two very different and contradictory roles. On the one hand, she must continue to abide by the rules and policies that govern the workplace in her capacity as employee…

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  • Case Law Round-up May 2014 – May 2015

    … NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on the Kent Employment Law website in any form is for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as, legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action, based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking legal advice…

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  • Dismissing an Employee in BC: Common Law vs. Employment Standards Legislation

    … In this article written for the September 30, 2015 issue of Canadian Employment Law Today*Andres Barker explains the various ways that the common law and employment standards legislation differ with respect to employee dismissal in British Columbia. Click here to read the article. *published by Canadian HR Reporter, copyright Thomson Reuters The post Dismissing an Employee in BC: Common Law vs. Employment Standards Legislation appeared first on . …

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  • Firing for Cause: Disciplinary Action and Timely Warnings

    … By Heather Hettiarachchi, Lawyer. Employers know that firing or disciplining an employee for just cause is not easy, particularly where the alleged cause is poor performance. This is because the employer has to document the problem or problems, provide warnings and prove that the employee clearly understood that his/her job was on the line if he…

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