Topic: Employment Law

Speaking Engagements | Associate Counsel, Heather Hettiarachchi

For those interested in employment topics, Associate Counsel, Heather Hettiarachchi, will be speaking at the upcoming events: “Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights”, Co-Presenter, 3rd Annual Back in Motion Diversity Conference, May 9, 2017 (Coquitlam, BC) Panellist, BCAMI Symposium, June 12-13, 2017 (Vancouver, BC) Presenter, 35th Annual Calgary Labour Arbitration & Policy Conference, Lancaster House, June


Deducting Overpayments – Balancing the Ledger or Aggressive Self-Help?

Mistakes happen. You try to ensure every payment is precisely correct, but sometimes an employee gets paid too much because of an accounting error or an incorrect assumption. It could be an under-deduction for employee contributions or taxes, or an overpayment of wages or vacation pay. What can an employer do to rectify the situation