Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson (born 30 July 1927) is an English actor, writer and producer, who starred in several British films of the 1960s and has also had a distinguished stage career. He most recently appeared in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
Posts about Richard Johnson
  • Richard Johnson Quoted in Lawyers Daily: Bill 177

    … Richard Johnson lends his insight on the recent legislative changes around Domestic Violence Leave in Lawyers Daily Read on to learn why Ontario’s Bill 177 may be progressive for employees facing domestic abuse, but it could pose logistical hurdles for business owners HERE. The post Richard Johnson Quoted in Lawyers Daily: Bill 177 appeared…

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  • Probation: Why Bother?

    … that probationary periods are not helpful to either employers or employees. Furthermore, employers have a legal duty to act in good faith towards their employees, regardless of whether they are on probation. Both during the employment period (see Bhasin v. Hrynew) and at the time of dismissal (see Honda v. Keays), an employer must act in good faith, which…

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  • Therapy benefits a wise way Starbucks supports strong workforce:

    … Therapy benefits a wise way Starbucks supports strong workforce A move by Starbucks to provide up to $5,000 in therapy to its employees is a proactive approach to mental wellness likely to result in more productive, happier workers and a positive company image, says Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson. Read the full article here. Share with others The post Therapy benefits a wise way Starbucks supports strong workforce: appeared first on . …

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  • Messaging key when new CEO comes onboard:

    … Messaging key when new CEO comes onboard A new CEO hired to turn around an underperforming company may be intent on bringing change to the organization — but in doing so, they may find themselves accused of intimidation and bullying, Vancouver employment lawyer Richard Johnson tells Succession Planning, a special supplement…

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  • Holiday Dismissals: What are the Risks for Employers?

    … Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. As we’ve explained elsewhere in this blog, unless there is a termination clause in her employment contract, the amount of notice or severance a dismissed employee is entitled to depends on several factors, namely: The nature of her employment Her length of service Her age The availability…

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  • Pregnant Employees: Accommodation, Leave and Doctors’ Notes

    … Lawyer Richard Johnson, Contributor. In our most recent blog post we offered an overview of British Columbia’s human rights regime, and how an employee’s childcare responsibilities fit with 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…

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  • What’s Fair? Severance and Probationary Employees

    … With contributions from Richard Johnson, Lawyer. Consider this scenario: Your new employee isn’t working out quite the way you had hoped. You’ve made the tough decision that it’s better for everyone – you, him, the Company – if you end the employment relationship now. Since he’s only been with you for six weeks, you’re not sure…do you owe him…

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