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Top 3 ways to get the most value out of your lawyer (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQVihY_PAiI Also read: Can I get fired for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine? Transcript: How can clients get the most out of their first consultation? And, afterwards, how can they help make sure they get the best value for their legal fees? I’m Anthony Moffatt, a lawyer at Labour Rights Law Office. In this video, I [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:00:47-07:00June 28th, 2021|Law Videos, Tips|

Wiltse v. Seastar Chemicals ULS: consult a lawyer before accepting substantial changes to their compensation

Wiltse v. Seastar Chemicals ULS: Another recent example of why employees should consult a lawyer before accepting substantial changes to their compensation. The case of Wiltse v. Seastar Chemicals ULC, 2020 BCSC 658, (“Wiltse”) illustrates how unilateral changes to employees’ contracts can lead to constructive dismissal – even where the employment contract suggests the employer [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:42:29-07:00June 9th, 2021|Employment Contracts|

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation

The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced May 27 2021 that the remains of 215 indigenous children, some as young as three years-old, were found in a mass grave at the former Kamloops Residential School.  The staff and lawyers at Labour Rights Law join with other allies who wear orange to show support and solidarity [...]

By |2022-01-04T14:18:37-08:00May 27th, 2021|The Firm|

Labour Rights Law helps RCMP member obtain favourable outcome on medical discharge appeal

Labour Rights Law helps RCMP member obtain favourable outcome on medical discharge appeal from the RCMP External Review Committee.  In 2018, the RCMP discharged one of its members for reasons related to his disability pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and the Commissioner’s Standing Orders (Employment Requirements).  For the RCMP, this is often [...]

By |2021-07-12T14:24:27-07:00March 9th, 2021|Discrimination at Work, Successful Advocacy, The Firm|

What Every Union Member Needs to Know: Part 2 (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4CrE_qYfl0 Also read: 5 Reasons Why Your Workplace Needs to Unionize Transcript for "What Every Union Member Needs to Know: Part 2" Why are grievances important? Grievances are important because, depending on the type of concern the employee may have, it may be the only mechanism available to the employee for remedying their concern. For [...]

By |2021-11-01T16:47:51-07:00January 18th, 2021|Labour Relations, Law Videos|

What Every Union Member Needs to Know: Part 1 (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAqRmpdJmlY Also read: 5 Reasons Why Your Workplace Needs to Unionize What Every Union Member Needs to Know, part 1 Transcript: What is a collective agreement? A collective agreement is essentially a contract that is negotiated by unions and employers that contains the terms and conditions of employment for a group of employees. The Collective [...]

By |2021-11-01T16:48:40-07:00January 18th, 2021|Labour Relations, Law Videos|

What do I do if I’ve been fired or laid off?

What do I do if I’ve been fired or laid off? Have you just lost your job and are wondering what to do next?  The steps you take right after you’ve lost your job can have a huge impact on the severance or settlement you wind up getting. In this blog, we go over exactly [...]

By |2020-12-21T09:27:43-08:00December 16th, 2020|Loss of a Job|

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