Noteworthy employment/human rights cases (BC 2017)

BCHRT v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62 In this decision, the SCC expanded the scope of the “workplace” in relation to human rights. This case involved M, a Muslim Iranian descent who worked for Omega and Associates Engineering Ltd., and S, a site supervisor who worked for...

Dismissing a Probationary Employee

It is not uncommon for employment agreements to include a probationary clause. The rationale behind a probationary period is to enable the parties to determine whether a continued employment relationship is viable. While some employees may decide to leave of their own...