Termination

  • Sustainable employment: crafting better employment contracts (AdvocateDaily.com)

    … Sustainable employment: crafting better employee contracts AdvocateDaily.com (by Kathy Rumleski, Contributor) Richard Johnson shares why it might be difficult to talk about the end of a working relationship before a new hire has even signed a contract, but it’s a necessary discussion. Read the full article here. The post Sustainable employment: crafting better employment contracts (AdvocateDaily.com) appeared first on . …

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  • Paradise Lost – Firing an Employee on Vacation

    … the termination appropriately. If you need assistance in this respect, please contact us. 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…

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  • How to handle age discrimination at work: AdvocateDaily.com

    … Individuals are entitled to protection against discrimination because of their age, but it is important to consult a lawyer quickly if legal action is required, KEL lawyer Richard Johnson writes in Inspired Senior Living. In the article, Johnson says the protection against ageism applies to shopping, obtaining services, renting an apartment…

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  • Gender-Based Dress Codes: Do We Need Another Law?

    … By Erin Brandt. Gender-based dress codes have lately become a “hot topic” for British Columbia’s media outlets. The recent interest flows from Green party leader Andrew Weaver’s new Bill M2** which (if enacted) Mr. Weaver says will prevent employers from requiring that female employees wear high heels in the workplace. (I myself participated…

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  • Workations: A Path Towards Sustainable Employment?

    … and articles in the Globe and Mail. Definitions vary, but the two main (and contradictory) understandings of workation seem to be: A vacation in which you bring your work with you and stay connected, digitally or otherwise, to the workplace. Something similar to a staycation, but instead of taking time off and staying home, the person reports to work…

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  • Probation: Why Bother?

    … notice” of his termination in the circumstances. In this case, the Court set Mr. Ly’s reasonable notice period at three months, and ordered that IHA pay Mr. Ly damages accordingly. Takeaway In most cases, an employer likely views probationary employment as a way to limit its severance liability should a new hire turn out to be a poor fit…

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  • Employers should offer domestic violence leave ahead of legislation: AdvocateDaily.com

    … Employers should offer domestic violence leave ahead of legislation AdvocateDaily.com BC and Ontario are proposing new legislation that would entitle victims of domestic violence to paid leave from work. Richard Johnson recently spoke to AdvocateDaily.com about the opportunity for employers to be proactive and provide leave to employees before the laws become mandatory. Read the full article here. The post Employers should offer domestic violence leave ahead of legislation: AdvocateDaily.com appeared first on . …

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