Strategies for clients dealing with employment issues

Recorded on October 27, 2022


[1:23:54] This webinar provides a review of employment issues that may arise for your clients, and a discussion of how to recognize appropriate responses.


Presentation materials (PDF download)


0:00 Introductions

01:58 Federal and provincial legislation

06:23 Importance of differentiating between contractor or employee

12:46 Employment Standards Act

16:35 Employment Standards Tribunal

17:27 Constructive dismissal

20:10 With cause/without cause

25:34 Notice/severance

33:15 Human rights

38:47 Workers Compensation Act

41:12 What to consider to determine venue

46:04 Q&A

1:01:58 Questions to ask your client

1:04:54 Scenarios

1:21:45 Wrap up



Kevin Love, Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Odette Dempsey-Caputo, Kamloops Elizabeth Fry Legal Clinic


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