KENT EMPLOYMENT LAW
1630 Pandosy Street, Suite 501, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1P7 Directions
Kent Employment Law is an employment law firm with offices in Kelowna, Surrey, Vancouver, and Victoria. They advise companies and workers throughout British Columbia on employment-related legal issues, including employee agreements, severance packages, Employment Standards matters, disability, wrongful dismissal, and workplace harassment and discrimination. They assist clients from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds, concentrating on empowering people and organizations by defending their legal rights. Kent Employment Law's firm is made up of a progressive group of empowered, engaged, and proactive employment law advocates who have the essential legal experiences to solve your workplace problems. Their team is multilingual, and they are available to provide services to their clients in English, French, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.
Recruiting and Hiring, Employment Contract Drafting, Policy Manual Development, Compensation Plans, Employment Disputes, Performance Management and Improvement, Promotion and Demotion, Managing Employee Absenteeism, Ending the Employment Relationship, Structuring Severance Packages & Workplace Human Rights
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SEAN PIHL Q.C.
300-1465 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A3 Directions
Sean Pihl Q.C. has obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. After finishing his UG studies, he attended Dalhousie Law School, where he received his Bachelor of Laws. Sean was called to the Bar in 1997 and practiced briefly in Vancouver. Sean practices mainly in the area of employment law, civil litigation, with an emphasis on complicated personal injury litigation, construction/commercial, and litigation. Sean's volunteer background has concentrated primarily on community and professional development. At Pihl Law, they are dedicated to putting their clients first by offering clear explanations and creative solutions to legal challenges. They support their clients through a collaborative team approach capitalizing on their combined wealth of knowledge and experiences.
PIHL LAW CORPORATION - Severance Issues, Unionized and Non-Unionized Environments and Grievance Arbitration, Workplace Policies, Allegations of Unfair Employment Practices, Employment Contracts, Standards and Agreements, Management & Pension Administration
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1500 Hardy Street, Suite 306, Kelowna, BC V1Y 8H2 Directions
Robert Smithson received his Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie Law School in 1994. Robert started his legal career in 1995 as an in-house counsel for a major union. He also served as a human resources/industrial relations executive in private industry, as an associate and partner at Pushor Mitchell in Kelowna, and as an associate at law firm Schiller Coutts Weiler & Gibson in Vancouver. Robert Smithson's varied background provides valuable insight into the challenges employers and employees face. His proven approach to workplace disputes tries to minimize the disruption and costs of litigation and administrative complaints and reduce stress for everyone involved. Robert advises his clients in private industry and the municipal, academic, and non-profit environments, unionized and non-unionized.
SMITHSON EMPLOYMENT LAW CORPORATION - Enforcement of Employment and Contractor Agreements, Restrictive Covenants, Privacy Legislation, Strikes, Severance Arrangements, Grievances, Probation, Human Rights, Labour Relations Issues, Federal Employment, Lockouts and Collective Bargaining, Labour Relations, Workplace Impairment & Wrongful Dismissal