This post was last updated on July 28, 2020.The COVID-19 Pandemic forced the closure of courts across all levels in Canada. This blog will focus on the various updates provided by the courts throughout the pandemic, and attempt to map out the various courts’ progression towards resuming normal operations. Table of Contents BC CourtsBC Supreme
A will-maker is free to dispose of his or her assets as he or she sees fit. However, if you have received an unfair share or been disinherited by a parent, you may be able to challenge the Will. Under the Wills, Estate and Succession Act (“WESA”), a spouse or child of the will-maker may
An employer’s right to monitor the workplace has been a topic of interest to many business owners, and rightly so. How employees spend their time determines productivity, and in turn, affects profit margins. It can also be crucial for businesses to ensure employees are not abusing their access to confidential information such as trade secrets.
When an individual is wrongfully dismissed, it can be difficult for them to get back on their feet right away. If an individual has been working for the same employer for some time, making a specific salary, they may get used to a standard of living commensurate with that salary. So, when an individual is
Employees may find themselves in a situation where their employer has not actually fired them, but where they are left with little choice but to quit their job. This is the basic premise of constructive dismissal. If an employee has been constructively dismissed, they may be entitled to severance pay or other monetary damages. If
This is a 4-part article series that points out crucial aspects of identifying when an employee has been wrongfully dismissed. Our goal is to teach you to recognize when the termination of your employment is unjust and assist you in fully understanding your employee rights. This is the last blog post in our 4-part Wrongful