Kenneth M. Taylor

April 18, 2019

New Realities Require New Agreements

Employment Contracts should be the backbone of any business or workplace.  Every business should be using employment contracts and agreements to govern workplace relationships. An agreement that sets appropriate boundaries is a good way to ensure employment relationships – and […]
December 14, 2018

New Court Rules – New Challenges

On January 1, 2019 new Provincial Court civil rules come into effect. The goal of the new rules is to the “ensure expeditious, and inexpensive resolution” of legal disputes. To achieve these goals the new rules expand upon the discretion […]
September 20, 2018

Employment Claims are Good Cases for Summary Resolution

Employee dismissals are rife with conflict and since 2014 the economics of litigating wrongful dismissal claims had improved dramatically. This is in part because quality employees have been unable to quickly find alternative work in a depressed economy and in […]
April 20, 2018

Is your workplace Cannabis ready?

Cannabis use is nothing new, but employers have new reason to think about it. The Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) will come into force this year, creating a legal framework for the sale, use and possession of cannabis in Canada. This […]
December 15, 2017

Finding Answers to Your Employment Law Questions

Employment law, as an area, is the source of rules, obligations and responsibilities which govern employment relationships. The purpose of this article is to inform you about important employment law resources you can access and use to become better informed […]
July 13, 2017

Navigating Change through Improvisation

Communicating effectively is important. We communicate to express ideas, arrive at truth, persuade others, and establish trust. To communicate effectively one must be mindful, alert, open, and responsive. Communication breakdowns inevitably lead to conflict; sometimes even legal conflict. Solving these […]