Leaving Your Job: Your Legal Rights in BC

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  • When: Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 7:00 PM Coordinated Universal Time
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Where: Online, via webinar

When it comes to leaving a job, many workers have a lot of questions. Are you better off quitting or being let go? How much notice do you need to give your employer? Will you be entitled to any benefits if you quit? What can you do to prepare for a difficult conversation? If you or someone you know has been grappling with these questions, please join us on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at noon PT where lawyers Richard Johnson and Aliya Virani of Ascent Employment Law will answer common questions about leaving your job. 


Richard Johnson

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.

Aliya Virani

Aliya is a workplace lawyer with Ascent Employment Law. Alyia has guided employers and employees through all types of issues and cases, including contractual, statutory and common law rights, human rights issues, employment standards issues, restrictive covenants and non-disclosure agreements, and severance negotiations. Aliya enjoys finding practical, effective, and lasting solutions for both workplaces and individuals. She understands that workplace issues require a tactful and sensitive approach which is tailored to each situation.

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