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BarTalk | December 2014

  • December 01, 2014

The relationship between employers and employees has many facets (see the Top 10 B.C. workplace decisions rendered in 2014 by our courts, boards and tribunals as an example). Employment law continues to evolve as evidenced by the B.C. and Federal courts’ decisions relating to family status discrimination. Conducting proper workplace investigations is important if an organization wants to avoid the potential of significant damages, and drafting appropriate restrictive covenants is key to ensuring that an organization’s specific concerns are properly protected. Of course, a discussion of employment law without addressing work life balance would, in and of itself, seem unbalanced.

BarTalk | October/November 1992

  • October 01, 1992

BarTalk is published by the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the leader and voice of Canada’s legal profession.

BarTalk | November 1989

  • November 01, 1989

BarTalk is published by the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the leader and voice of Canada’s legal profession.

BarTalk | November/December 1990

  • November 01, 1990

BarTalk is published by the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the leader and voice of Canada’s legal profession.

BarTalk | October/November 1993

  • October 01, 1993

BarTalk is published by the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, the leader and voice of Canada’s legal profession.

BarTalk | October/November 1991

  • October 15, 1991

In this issue: Attorney General's first address to legal community; BC Branch Directory best seller for 1992; Draft Heritage Conservation Act more far-reaching than present legislation; Advice on dealing with grieving clients.

BarTalk | December 2015

  • December 01, 2015

Technology continues to impact the manner in which businesses and professional service providers deliver their services. With the opportunities that technology brings to the practice of law, it can also create issues if certain impacts are not carefully considered. This issue of BarTalk offers different perspectives from the Bench, private practitioners, privacy commissioners and professional service providers on topics such as BYOD programs, security, website analytics, record retention, e-discovery and disclosure. The article written by The Honorable Justice David Masuhara provides insight to litigators when using technology in the courts, however, many points are also relevant to consider when preparing for a presentation outside of the courtroom.