Author: Claire MacLeod

Claire MacLeod is an associate lawyer with Pushor Mitchell practicing in both employment law and commercial litigation. Claire takes pride in providing practical advice and common-sense solutions to obtain the…

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Defamation is communication about a person/business that tends to hurt their reputation.
Currently in British Columbia there is a two-step process to certify a bargaining unit. A union must first get 45% of workers at a job site to sign membership cards, and once that threshold is reached, workers must then restate their preference for a union through an additional vote.
In British Columbia, the Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C., c. 113 (the “ESA”) provides significant employment rights for pregnant women.
When an employee voluntarily resigns from their employment they cannot successfully sue their employer for wrongful dismissal. However, determining whether an employee has actually resigned is not always straightforward.

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