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|Nicole Skuggedal quoted in BC Business
Nicole Skuggedal quoted in BC Business article "Tracking Workers in BC" discussing the BC privacy commissioner's rulings that side with companies tracking employees through mobile and GPS devices in company vehicles. In reaching this decision, Nicole notes, the privacy commissioner would "balance the employer’s business interest with an employee’s right to privacy."
|Nicole Skuggedal quoted in Business in Vancouver article "Do You Know Where Your Mobile Workers Are?"
Labour and employment lawyer, Nicole Skuggedal, is quoted in the Business in Vancouver article “Do you know where your mobile workers are?” published on January 13, 2014 which discusses rulings from B.C.'s privacy commissioner to affirm employers' rights to track their employees with GPS technology while on the job.
|Ritu Mahil is quoted in the Canadian Lawyer article "A Coming of Age for Family Status".
Lawson Lundell Associate Ritu Mahil is quoted in the Canadian Lawyer article "A Coming of Age for Family Status", which examines two Federal Court rulings that highlight discrimination against employees with childcare needs.
|Deborah Cushing quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "WorkSafeBC to help implement new anti-bullying, harassment policies in B.C. workplaces"
Deborah Cushing is quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "WorkSafeBC to help implement new anti-bullying, harassment policies in B.C. workplaces", published on October 30, 2013.
|The Northern Miner publishes Deborah Cushing's article "What you need to know about changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program"
Deborah Cushing's article, "What you need to know about changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program", was published in the online edition of The Northern Miner on October 24, 2013. The article also appears in the print edition of the publication.
|Deborah Cushing quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "Employers face deadline to meet WorkSafeBC anti-bullying rules"
Deborah Cushing is quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "Employers face deadline to meet WorkSafeBC anti-bullying rules" published on October 29, 2013.
|Rob Sider quoted in The Financial Post article, "Lawyers wrestle with the legal issues raised by mining layoffs"
This article discusses the legal issues that may arise if a mining company is forced to layoff employees.
|Ritu Mahil quoted in The Vancouver Sun articlce, "Battle over workplace drug tests just heating up following court ruling"
The article discusses a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that said an employer must establish a substance-abuse problem in a safety-sensitive work environment before random drug-and-alcohol screening can occur.
|Walter Rilkoff interviewed on CKNW's The Morning News with Philip Till on the subject of privacy and surfing the internet during work hours
Labour and Employment lawyer, Walter Rilkoff was interviewed on CKNW's The Morning News with Philip Till on the subject of surfing the internet during work hours and privacy.
|Business in Vancouver publishes Ritu Mahil's article, "Women's day brings legal rights in workplace closer to home"
Ritu Mahil's article, "Women's day brings legal rights in workplace closer to home" was published in Business in Vancouver on March 8, 2013. The article discusses the legal definition of "family status".
|Rob Sider quoted in The Financial Post
Rob Sider discusses some of the differences in the termination of employment in Canada and the USA in The Financial Post article, "Don't lump Canada in with U.S., buyers told", published on September 21, 2011.
|Nicole Skuggedal quoted in The National Post
Nicole Skuggedal is quoted in the article, "Work computers a privacy grey area", published in the July 19, 2011 edition of The National Post. In the article, Nicole discusses whether an employee has a reasonable expectation of privacy over their files and e-mails.
|Walter Rilkoff quoted in The Province
Walter Rilkoff is quoted in The Province article, "Lawyer cautions bosses on firing" published on June 24, 2011 and in "Terminating suspected rioters’ employment a Catch-22 situation", published in the June 23, 2011 edition of the paper.
|Walter Rilkoff quoted in The Montreal Gazette
Walter Rilkoff is quoted in the article, "Money the reason few cops on Vancouver streets during riot: City manager", published in the June 23, 2011 edition of The Montreal Gazette. In the article, Walter discusses the factors an employer must consider before firing an employee suspected of being involved in the Stanley Cup riots.
|Nicole Skuggedal quoted in The Vancouver Sun
Nicole Skuggedal is quoted in the The Vancouver Sun article, "Employers of Vancouver riot participants victims of public backlash", published in the June 22nd, 2011 edition of the paper. In the article, Nicole discusses how firing an employee with cause over his or her involvement in the Stanley Cup riots will boil down to the severity of their actions and the impact his or her actions have on the employment relationship.
|Walter Rilkoff interviewed by News 1130
Walter Rilkoff was interviewed by News 1130 on June 22, 2011 to discuss how employers could run afoul of the BC Human Rights Code if they fire or attempt to fire certain workers convicted of a crime during the Stanley Cup riots.
|Rob Sider quoted in The Globe and Mail
Rob Sider is quoted in The Globe and Mail article, "Fighting against being forced into retirement", where he comments on mandatory retirement and age discrimination. The article was published on April 26, 2011.
|Rob Sider's article, "Stress Leave: Legitimate or Escape Tactic" published by BCBusiness Magazine
Rob Sider's article, "Stress Leave: Legitimate or Escape Tactic" appears in the March 7th issue of BCBusiness Magazine. Rob discusses the rights of the employer and the employee when a stress leave is requested. Is the leave connected to a legitimate illness, or just a cover for poor performance?
|Rob Sider interviewed by Canadian Business
Rob Sider was interviewed by Canadian Business for the article, "Are you causing your staff mental injury?". The article appears in the February 14, 2011 issue of the magazine.