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Sebastien Anderson of Labour Rights Law puts City of Coquitlam to task for “subverting democracy”

Yesterday (June 21), a judge at BC Supreme Court in Vancouver immediately dismissed part of a petition that, had it been successful, would have seen residents cast ballots in September and October. Madam Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick tossed out an order sought by Coquitlam residents Neal Nicholson — a former city councillor — and Wayne Taylor [...]

By |2022-07-11T22:35:55-07:00June 23rd, 2022|The Firm|

Tens of millions worth of art seized from Oak Bay dealer in fraud investigation

Tens of millions worth of art seized from Oak Bay dealer in fraud investigation - Labour Rights Law has been retained by an artist to recover 17 pieces of his artwork valued at more than $75,000, from Winchester Galleries Ltd. and Calvin Lucyshyn as part of the millions of dollars of artwork seized by police. [...]

By |2022-04-29T14:57:08-07:00April 29th, 2022|The Firm|

Workers’ Compensation Board (“WCB”) benefits available to injured workers

When employees are injured at work, they generally can’t sue employers.  Instead, they can claim workers compensation benefits from the workers compensation board in their province or territory.  In BC, the workers’ compensation board is called WorkSafeBC. This article explains some of the most important benefits you can qualify for at WorkSafeBC. Many of [...]

By |2022-08-29T17:38:03-07:00January 10th, 2022|Workers Compensation|

Notice of Rate Increase

Notice to Clients: Due to increased operating costs, we are increasing our hourly rates between 2.9% to 3.5 effective 1 January 2022 ($10.00 per hour). This increase is driven most notably by Microsoft’s 10% across the board increase, as well as increases in other operating expenses including rent, insurance and cost of living.

By |2022-01-04T14:14:58-08:00December 30th, 2021|The Firm|

Congratulations, Anthony Moffatt!

Sebastien Anderson and Sherry Shir are pleased to announce that Anthony Moffatt has accepted their invitation to join the partnership effective 1 January 2022. Anthony has been instrumental in developing and expanding the Firm’s practice in matters involving workers compensation law. For the past three years, he has also played a key role in overseeing the development of the Firm’s [...]

By |2022-03-08T17:12:47-08:00December 21st, 2021|The Firm|

Organized Crime Association of BC Police Association certified as a trade union by the Labour Board

NOV 26, 2021 - Organized Crime Association of BC Police Association certified as a trade union by the Labour Board We were pleased to be able to assist the Organized Crime Association of BC Police Association with their successful application for certification before the BC Labour Relations Board. We take this opportunity to congratulate the [...]

By |2022-03-08T17:18:03-08:00November 26th, 2021|The Firm|

Labour Rights Law Requires Proof of Vaccination for in-person Consultations

Please be aware that we will require proof of vaccination prior to any in-person consultations in our office. Further, we will require all clients and prospective clients to adhere to our COVID-19 protocol a) to wear masks when social distancing is not practical; b) to wash your hands frequently and use hand sanitizer; and c) [...]

By |2022-03-08T17:19:48-08:00October 22nd, 2021|The Firm|

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