Recent Media

Heather Hettiarachchi is regularly featured on AdvocateDaily.com, Canada’s Legal Newswire

Acting in ‘good faith’ vital when dismissing probationary employees
Companies should consider including a contractual clause that outlines termination during a worker’s probationary period… Read more

Aging workers present opportunity, challenge for employers
For the first time, there are now five generations on the job, a situation Vancouver employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi attributes in large part to an aging workforce… Read more

Mediation an effective tool for harassment complaints:
Mediation can be an effective way to address complaints of workplace bullying and harassment, Vancouver employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi tells AdvocateDaily.com… Read more

Blurred lines: Independent contractor or employee?
Employers who contract out work must ensure the working relationship is truly an independent one, Vancouver employment lawyer… Read more

Building an inclusive workplace: racial discrimination at work
Racial discrimination is subtle and systemic in some Canadian workplaces, and it’s time employers address concerns head-on, says Vancouver employment lawyer… Read more

Panel to explore use of ADR in workplace bullying and harrassment cases
Vanouver labour and employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi will share her insights on the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in workplace bullying and harrassment… Read more

Hettiarachchi to discuss racial discrimination in the workplace at Calgary conference
Vancouver labour and employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi will discuss contemporary strategies for combating racialization and achieving reconciliation at the… Read more

Hettiarachchi to speak at CPHR roundtable event
Vancouver labour and employment Heather Hettiarachchi will share her insights on what employers need to know about dependent contractors at a roundtable session on May… Read more

Hettiarachchi to present at annual diversity conference
On May 9, Vancouver labour and employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi will be among the speakers at the Third Annual Diversity Conference: Creating Strength… Read more

Hettiarachchi to discuss worker status at CLE BC employment law event
Vancouver labour and employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi will explore the topic of independent contractors in the workplace at the upcoming Employment Law… Read more

Hettiarachchi: advocating for workplace integrity
A Chartered Professional in Human Resources designation from CPHR Canada, the national organization of the HR profession, is the latest in a series of… Read more

Hettiarachchi to discuss workplace racial discrimination at upcoming conference
Vancouver labour and employment lawyer Heather Hettiarachchi will share her insights on combating racialization at work at the upcoming Human Rights and Accomodation… Read more