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  • Computerized Hiring in BC

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    In the most recent posts on our BC Employment Lawyer Blog, we are discussing the emerging trend of computerized hiring and its potential impact on employers, employees, and employment law in general. There is little doubt that technology will affect employment law, and as you’ll read, it may already be chipping away…

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  • Waterstone Welcomes Amy Sidhu

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    We are pleased to welcome our newest lawyer, Amy Sidhu, to the Waterstone team! Amy will be working primarily out of our Chilliwack office as part of our corporate commercial and real estate development groups. Amy was born and raised in Abbotsford. After completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree at…

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  • BC’s New Limitation Act – What Employees Need to Know

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    There’s a new blog post for employees over on our BC Employment Lawyer Blog. We are discussing BC’s new Limitation Act and how recent changes have impacted the limitation periods for employment related claims.

  • Passports for Children

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    An issue often arising from a family breakdown is the difficulty in acquiring passports for children under the age of 16. In today’s blog post on our Family Law Blog, we discuss some of the reasons for passport processing difficulties, and, more importantly, offers up a few useful, preventative steps that parents…

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  • Partnership Agreements

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Are you an employee who has been asked to join a partnership?  A partner being forced to leave? In today’s blog post over at our employment law blog, Daniel Sorensen discusses Partnership Agreements and how a recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruling that partners are not…

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  • Linking Email and Social Media to Family Violence

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    In today’s blog post over at www.bcfamilylawyerblog.ca, Janette Kovacs discusses the new Family Law Act and how it’s broadened definition of “family violence” may cause the Courts to view hurtful, mean, threatening and harassing instant communication, either by email, Facebook, Twitter, text messages or other forms of instant communication as…

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  • Reasonable Notice on Resignation

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    I just need to give my employer two weeks notice to fulfill my obligations, and then I’m free to move on… Many believe this to be fact, regardless of how long they’ve held their job or how critical their job is to their employer.  Most will be surprised to learn …

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  • Waterstone helps sponsor the Chilliwack appearance of Canadian Olympic Bronze Medal Winning Soccer Players

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Thanks in part to the financial support of Waterstone Law Group LLP, on October 27, 2012, Chilliwack FC will be hosting 3 members of Canada’s bronze medal winning women’s Olympic soccer team, Sophie Schmidt, Brittany Timko, and Emily Zurre. The 3 Olympians will be in Chilliwack that day to pull…

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  • Employment Law Blog Launch

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    Congratulations to Daniel Sorensen on the launch of his new Employment Lawyer Blog! Written for both employers and employees, Daniel’s blog is intended to help provide a better understanding of the processes and laws relating to all aspects of employment relationships in British Columbia including: Employment agreements Compensation Benefits Vacation…

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  • Waterstone Law Group LLP Announces New Partner

    Published by Waterstone Law Group

    We are pleased to announce that Kim Briscoe has joined the partnership! Kim has been an associate with Waterstone Law Group since 2002, practicing in the areas of personal injury, family law and estate litigation. In her personal injury practice, Kim works exclusively for the innocent victims of motor vehicle…

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