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By Overholt Law
As a business owner in British Columbia, you are obviously aware of the importance of handling investigations of workplace harassment claims appropriately.
By Overholt Law
Everyone feels a little blue from time to time. But when depression or any mental illness becomes pervasive, it might interfere with every facet of life, which may include an individual's job duties.
By Overholt Law
Employees at the oil and gas operations of Suncor Energy in British Columbia may be interested in the outcome of a legal battle that followed disputes in 2012 between the energy giant and Unifor - the union...
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With the talks of marijuana being further deregulated by the government, it will be more accessible to employees, and it might soon be an issue in British Columbia workplaces.
By Overholt Law
In British Columbia, employers in all industries must comply with requirements to protect the health and safety of their employees.
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An employee may be left with several questions when their job is suddenly terminated. These can be related to the employer's right to terminate their employment...
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When an employee goes on leave for whatever reason and his or her work ethic has been less than exemplary, an employer can still fire the employee if there is just cause.
By Victoria Petrenko
Canadian Courts have recently considered different aspects of an employee's duty to mitigate their damages resulting from a wrongful dismissal.
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Employers in British Columbia have an obligation to provide safe workplace environments in which employees can be free of harassment.
By Victoria Petrenko
Canadian courts have recently revisited the issue of employee mitigation in wrongful dismissal proceedings.
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.