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
- I just got a job offer. Should I get a lawyer to review it before I sign?
- I was just let go from my job. How much severance pay should I get?
- I was just let go, and the company is offering me severance only if I sign a document they put in front of me. Should I do this?
- If you are sexually harassed at work
- If you quit your job
- Leaving Your Job: Your Legal Rights in BC
- Making a claim for workers’ compensation
- 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?
- What jobs are considered “light work”?
- Writing a letter to your employer