Probationary Employee Rights

Posted by Johannes Schenk on January 16th, 2017 — Posted in Employment Law, Human Rights Law, Labour Law, Uncategorized

Ly v. British Columbia (Interior Health Authority), 2017 BCSC 42, deal with probationary employee termination rights. Surprising that this case was actually litigated given the very small amount the claim was worth. Employer termination rights are limited and the employee must be given a fair and reasonable consideration.

Risk in Filing Inflated Builder’s Lien

Posted by Johannes Schenk on January 16th, 2017 — Posted in Litigation

Atlas Painting & Restorations Ltd. v. 501 Robson Residential Partnership, 2016 BCSC 2472, concerns an inflated builder’s lien. Should you or shouldn’t you? It’s worth a read to summarize some of the principles underlying lien filings.