Workplace Harassment: Preventing and Responding to Complaints

Employers have an obligation to create and maintain a harassment-free work environment. This article explains how to prevent and respond to complaints.

Guidelines for Employment Terminations in British Columbia

This article outlines British Columbia’s guidelines for employment terminations with and without cause.

Commentary – What you’re owed if you get laid off

This article was published in The Northern Miner, Vol. 95, No. 2, March 2-8, 2009.

Employment Standards Act in British Columbia: Terminations

This article outlines the minimum termination notice requirements under the employment standards legislation. The article also explores the advantages of having a written employment contract which adopts the minimum notice requirements to avoid paying lengthy service obligations when terminating an employee.

Does your employment contract meet the minimum standards of the Employment Standards Act?

Employers should always ensure that they enter into written employment contracts with their employees. One of the key reasons is the ability limit reasonable notice or severance upon termination to the minimum requirements under the Employment Standards legislation enforced in each of the Canadian Provinces and Territories.

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