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By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
In a recent decision, Aitchison v L&L Painting and Decorating Ltd., 2018 HRTO 238, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal upheld the termination of an employee who was using cannabis at work, ostensibly for medical purposes.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
In the recent decision of Klonteig v. West Kelowna (District), 2018 BCSC 124, the BC Supreme considered when an employer could terminate the employment relationship based on off-duty conduct.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
On June 11, 2018, Stephen Quinn interviewed Heather Hettiarachchi on the CBC Early Edition on the topic of Mediating workplace sexual harassment complaints.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
The British Columbia Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2018 has received Royal assent and is now in effect.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
The Grievor applied for the position of Utility Person on the Churchill project with the Employer.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
In today's frenzied world, dominated by the unparalleled use of social media to viciously attack people, incivility appears to be on the rise in society at large, as well as in the workplace.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
Is it possible for an employer's post-employment conduct to constitute discrimination?
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
David Pakozdi, the respondent, was an experienced bid estimator and construction professional.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
In this decision, the SCC expanded the scope of the "workplace" in relation to human rights.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
In The Employee v. The Company and the Owner, 2017 BCHRT 266, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") refused to dismiss a complaint despite a settlement agreement between the parties.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
Ms. Schinnerl was terminated without cause by her employer, Kwantlen, on March 2, 2016 and was offered a ten-month salary continuation and benefits package.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
He also stated that the Commission knew that, notwithstanding his proposal, he was seeking better accommodation.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
The Complainant was a Muslim of Iranian descent.
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
A very recent decision from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia (OIPC), 2017 BCIPC 58, is a reminder to employers about employee privacy...
By Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B M.Sc
Many organizations conduct formal performance reviews, typically once a year. While such reviews can be an invaluable tool for evaluating employees, if done poorly, without preparation...