Court Awards Aggravated Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Case

By Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. The case Acumen Regulation Company v Ojanen, 2019 BCSC 1352 (CanLII) tells the story of the abrupt and acrimonious finish of an articling scholar’s employment with a regulation agency. The courtroom rejected …

Employers Must Ensure All Overtime Work Complies With Employment Standards

Written by Lewis Waring, Paralegal, Pupil-at-law, Editor, First Reference Inc. Within the federally regulated employment sector, working additional time hours is topic to quite a lot of necessities below the Canada Labour Code. Though such laws requires that any and …

Houston, We Have a Problem With Your Termination

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. In trendy occasions, employers and investigators alike should be more and more technologically savvy. Proof can tackle many kinds, together with texts, emails and data posted to social media accounts. Many …

Employer’s Duty to Protect Against and Investigate Harassment

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. A current resolution of a Human Rights Adjudication Panel, T.M. v Manitoba (Justice), 2019 MBHR 13 (CanLII) has clarified the extent of an employer’s obligation to present its staff with a …