Richard Johnson is a lawyer at Ascent Employment Law practicing in employment and human rights law. Richard’s years of experience make him a skilled advocate capable of handling even the most high-conflict cases. As a recognized authority on employment law issues, he is often called upon by the media to comment on topical workplace issues. Richard is also the general editor for the publication Workers’ Compensation in British Columbia, and has authored legal columns for several other publications.
Richard has contributed to
- Appealing a workers’ compensation decision
- Are you an independent contractor?
- Constructive dismissal: When your job changes in a big way
- Farm workers and rights around getting paid
- Farm workers and rights at work
- How old you have to be to work in BC
- If you are sexually harassed at work
- If you quit your job
- Making a claim for workers’ compensation
- New pages to help workers in the gig economy
- New to the website: Dealing with a problem at work
- Options for alternative work arrangements
- Options to deal with a problem at work
- Requesting flexible work
- Self-employment: Going into business for yourself
- Tips for talking with your employer
- What can I do if my boss is bullying me at work?
- Writing a letter to your employer