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By Preston Parsons
In 2015, a 17-year-old teenager joined the British Columbia workforce. Eager to please and to establish a career, he did his job as best he could.
By Preston Parsons
For most people in British Columbia, going to the hospital is something they do to get well.
By Preston Parsons
Workers are entitled to a safe workplace environment.
By Preston Parsons
Understanding British Columbia labour and employment law can be a complicated matter. For example, individuals may find it surprisingly difficult to ascertain whether one is an "employee" in the eyes of the law.
By Preston Parsons
No worker is immune to the risk of suffering an injury while on the job.
By Preston Parsons
On behalf of Preston Parsons of Overholt posted in Labour and Employment Law on Friday, April 21, 2017.
By Carman Overholt, Victoria Petrenko
Two recent appellate court decisions from BC and Ontario illustrate the significant increase in the damages being awarded where an employer breaches its duty to accommodate a disabled employee.
By Preston Parsons
When a three-month contract wrapped up two months early and allegedly without the promised work, the plaintiff chose to take his former employer to court, alleging wrongful termination.
By Preston Parsons
All areas of employment carry an element of risk to workers' health.
By Preston Parsons
First responders, emergency workers, and law enforcement officers put their lives on the line and their bodies in harm's way on an almost daily basis.
By Preston Parsons
On behalf of Preston Parsons of Overholt Law posted in Workplace Accidents on Thursday, March 16, 2017
By Preston Parsons
The law is meant to protect all people from all walks of life. In the area of employment law, one does not need to be a corporate executive to file a wrongful termination lawsuit.
By Preston Parsons
When a person gets hurt on the job, the injury becomes apparent immediately. This is typical of a laceration or impact injury. However, sometimes a workplace injury does not become evident...
By Preston Parsons
Employees in British Columbia benefit from laws set in place for their protection while on the job. For those engaged in one of the province's most hazardous careers - asbestos removal...
By Preston Parsons
On February 2nd, a 31-year old British Columbia man died in a work-related accident after a ladder the man was in contact with touched a power line.