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Video resources concerning employment law as it pertains to those seeking employment law advice. The content of these articles, and this website generally, is not intended as legal advice and cannot be relied upon as legal advice.

The “right to disconnect?” Three important legal issues in work-from-home arrangements (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSkPuttEHyA Transcript: In October 2020, the “Right to Disconnect Advisory Committee” began meeting regularly. Its mission? To provide recommendations to Canada’s federal government on supporting their workers’ work-life balance and well-being. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Rebecca Jackson, a lawyer at Labour Rights Law Office. After the video, if you have [...]

Paid leave for Covid-19 vaccine eligible to BC workers (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzvgvmwCkFc Also read: Can I get fired for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine? Transcript: In March 2020, the BC Government amended the Employment Standards Act to allow employees to take job-protected COVID-19 related leave. I’m Rebecca Jackson, a lawyer at Labour Rights Law Office. In this video, I talk about the BC Government’s recent amendment to [...]

By |2021-07-20T14:11:46-07:00July 20th, 2021|Covid-19, Law Videos, Tips|

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|

Duty of Honest Performance in Contract Law (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yqwcGAfR9U Also read: Duty of Honest Performance in Contract Law The Supreme Court of Canada expanded the duty of honest performance in contract law in a recent December 2020 decision. I’m Madeline Harden, a lawyer at Labour Rights Law Office, your go-to virtual law firm. And after the video, if you have any questions about your [...]

By |2021-05-31T19:06:05-07:00April 12th, 2021|Employment Contracts, Law Videos|

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnT47XVaVrc   Also read: What do I do if I’ve been fired or laid off? Transcript for "What do I do if I've been fired or laid off?" Step #1: Don’t sign anything before talking with a lawyer The first don’t: don’t sign anything before talking to a lawyer, especially if you’re a long-term employee [...]

By |2021-05-31T19:07:57-07:00February 10th, 2021|Law Videos|

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4CrE_qYfl0 Also read: The difference between a union and non-union workplace 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 |2021-05-13T12:10:56-07:00January 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: The difference between a union and non-union workplace 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 |2021-05-13T12:10:56-07:00January 18th, 2021|Labour Relations, Law Videos|

The Law Behind “I Quit” (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYkFJrWcAxA Link to read article: The law behind “I quit” Transcript: Do I have to give notice to my employer before I quit? In British Columbia, there’s nothing in the Employment Standards Act that says you have to give your employer notice before you quit. But that’s not the end of the story. You may have [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:45:39-07:00December 9th, 2020|Law Videos, Wrongful Dismissal|

Two Things to Know Before Signing Your Employment Contract (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JZIY2YC4UQ Transcript: Signing an employment contract can be one of the most exciting moments in your career. But there is something very important you must know about restrictive covenants before you pick up the pen. Employees who are too eager to sign contracts that contain restrictive covenants in employment can jeopardize their ability to earn [...]

By |2021-07-12T15:42:12-07:00September 29th, 2020|Employment Contracts, Law Videos|

Duty To Mitigate (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGxstG2UQP8   Transcript: If you’re fired, and you’re thinking of suing, there is something you have to do. And if you don’t do this, the court can reduce your monetary damages or reduce the amount to which you are entitled. So, what is it that you have to do? You have what’s called “the duty [...]

By |2021-05-13T11:16:44-07:00September 29th, 2020|Law Videos, Wrongful Dismissal|

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