Read more on Employee Contracts: Advice From Kelowna Lawyers

Employee Contracts: Advice From Kelowna Lawyers

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The importance of having a well-drafted employment contract cannot be overstated. There is no ‘right’ to employment in British Columbia. However, in many cases employees have a right to “reasonable working notice” or “severance pay” if they are terminated from their employment without cause. Many employers rely on the Employment Standards Act to determine what…

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Shareholders’ Operating Agreement

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Introduction Before we discuss the common characteristics and uses of Shareholders’ Operating Agreements, it is important to understand the reasons why they have been created. Most people that carry on business using a corporation usually fail to distinguish between the different roles and obligations that they have as shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and creditors of…

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Read more on Sitting On The Fence: Independent Contractors V. Employees

Sitting On The Fence: Independent Contractors V. Employees

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Businesses employing contractors to perform specific tasks within their operations is not new. What is new though, is the increasingly large role that independent contractors are playing in a modern, service-based economy. These days, it is not uncommon for companies to employ contractors in a number of areas which would have previously been viewed as…

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