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Employment Law BC Supreme Court Ruling: Short-term Employees Receive Larger Notice Period - RDM Lawyers Blog

If an employee is terminated after three years of work or less, a BC court has found they could be entitled to more pay in lieu of notice. Read more »

Employment Law Marijuana and Safety-Sensitive Positions At Work - RDM Lawyers - Insights Blog

If you use marijuana for medical conditions and work in a safety-sensitive job, you may not be exempted from the work requirements surrounding impairment. Read more!

Employment Law The Human Rights Code protects British Columbians against workplace discrimination - RDM Lawyers

In a recent landmark case involving two men from British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada found in favour of a worker who was harassed on his worksite by a contractor from a different company. The ruling was precedent-setting as it determined that as British Columbians go about their jobs, they are entitled to special protection against discrimination in general, not just protection from their employer or individuals with authority over them in the workplace.

Employment Law A Woman's Legal Rights to Maternity Leave and Benefits

Between provincial legislation and federal benefits, new parents should be able take time off if required to give birth or care for a newborn or newly-adopted child without fear of

Employment Law How to Approach Being Bullied at Work

Bullying and harassment doesn’t just happen in schools – it also happens in the workplace. BC has laws in place to prevent workplace bullying and harassment such as verbal aggression,