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Employees should be careful when combining personal social media and their job. It is a smart idea to keep personal social media and the workplace separate. Social media allows people to connect with others as never…

Many employees and employers believe that the first few months of employment are a probation period.   Many employers believe that during a probation period, they can fire an employee for no reason and without notice or…

In British Columbia, employers have two options when deciding to dismiss an employee: just cause, or without cause. Just Cause – No Severance An employer can dismiss an employee “for cause”, which means that they have…

Employees can be fired “without cause” in B.C. This means that you can simply be asked to leave, with no reason given for the termination of your employment. Here’s a Q&A for anyone who has faced…

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