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April 2021

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She has been called Canada’s Erin Brockovich.  Erin Brockovich, of course, was the single mother whose crusade for justice was depicted in the movie bearing her name, staring Julia Roberts. Ms. Brockovich was a law clerk. Without formal legal training, she put...

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A few weeks ago, we wrote about vaccines and work. About one week after that, on April 1, 2021, the government of B.C. announced amendments to B.C.’s Employment Standards Act to include a job-protected leave to allow employees time away from...

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So you’re one of many who has been dismissed or are otherwise out of a job. Has covid-19 changed your deadline for filling a civil claim for a wrongful dismissal action?    Maybe. It depends on when you were dismissed. If your claim...

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