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BC Court of Appeal rules that litigants must first raise constitutional issues before administrative tribunals

Canada - January 3 2018 In Denton v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2017 BCCA 40, the BC Court of Appeal recently answered an important question on

Pregnant employee awarded EI benefits lost as a result of termination

Canada - May 29 2013 The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently awarded a pregnant employee damages equal to the Employment Insurance benefits she lost when

Canada Labour Code amendments passed

Canada - January 28 2013 The Government of Canada recently amended the Canada Labour Code as part of its omnibus budget implementation bill, Bill C-45

Carrigan decision rocks Ontario Pension Administration

Canada - November 27 2012 The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Carrigan v. Carrigan Estate has sent shivers through the pension industry across Canada

Settlement renders grievance inarbitrable

Canada - October 19 2012 A recent BC arbitration revisits the issue of when a previous settlement can render a grievance inarbitrable

How to reduce claims costs under the workers compensation system

Canada - February 17 2018 When someone asks what type of law you practice and you reply that you have a focus on workers compensation, you are invariably met with a blank stare

B.C. Court of Appeal confirms income from a second job can be mitigation income

Canada - January 25 2018 In Pakozdi v. B & B Heavy Civil Construction Ltd., 2018 BCCA 23, the B.C. Court of Appeal has provided guidance on the law of mitigation in relation

BC Court of Appeal rules that litigants must first raise constitutional issues before administrative tribunals

Canada - January 3 2018 In Denton v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2017 BCCA 40, the BC Court of Appeal recently answered an important question on

Report on the re-establishment of B.C. Human Rights Commission released

Canada - December 22 2017 On December 10, 2017, Parliamentary Secretary for Sports and Multiculturalism Ravi Kahlon released his much-anticipated report and recommendations on

SCC confirms that co-workers with different employers are subject to Human Rights Code

Canada - December 15 2017 In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) confirmed that the BC Human Rights Code’s prohibition on discriminatory conduct in the