Blog for Employees
We can assist you with all your employment needs, including reviewing and explaining severance packages, employment letters, constructive dismissal, termination letters, common law severance, working notice, long term disability claims, BC Human Rights Tribunal claims, WorkSafe matters, etc.
We invite you to review some of our blogs posts on these subjects below and encourage you to keep watching as we post new ones.
Blog Post by Brian Grootendorst, Lawrence Smith and Daniel Sorensen Sorensen Smith LLP, Legal Counsel February 15, 2019 I LOST MY JOB – EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AND MITIGATION Are you considering pursuing a wrongful dismissal case [...]
By Michael Truong and Daniel Sorensen Constructive dismissal signifies an employer’s unilateral change to an essential term of an employment contract and is of such significance to a reasonable employee that the employer has essentially [...]
By Daniel Sorensen So can you get time off from work to vote in the upcoming federal election? Subject to limited exceptions as explained below, the answer is generally yes. Under the Canada Elections [...]
By Daniel Sorensen As is often the case, the answer is that it depends. In particular, it depends on the nature of the employment agreement between you and your employer. When your employment ends at [...]
Non-Competition Clause vs. Non-Solicitation Clause By Daniel Sorensen & Lawrence Smith Employees should be careful about signing agreements with non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. Sadly, many employees are unfamiliar with these clauses. Employees often finds themselves [...]
I just lost my job – can I get severance? Published December 8, 2014 By Lawrence Smith & Daniel Sorensen Have you just lost your job? Are you concerned that your employer might let you [...]