M. Ashley Mitchell

Partner | Vancouver


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Effective Workplace Strategies – The ‘New Normal’ Webinar Series Part III

As we approach September, many businesses are feeling challenged to return to safe and economically viable operations, while daily COVID-19 infections rise as Canadians increase their mobility and number of contacts. Further, certain Provincial and Federal government programs and special...


Transportation and Logistics Webinar – Labour, Employment & OHS Issues as Businesses Reopen

Miller Thomson invites you to a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET, entitled: “Labour, Employment & OHS Issues as Businesses Reopen”. Our panel will present on the employment, human rights and occupational health and safety-related challenges confronting carriers,...


Effective Workplace Strategies – The ‘New Normal’ Webinar Series Part II

As we near the four month mark since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, employers continue to adjust to the “new normal,” particularly in light of new and changing government requirements and initiatives. While many Canadian businesses are well on...


Effective Workplace Strategies – The ‘New Normal’ Webinar Series

COVID-19 has affected all businesses in some way: whether your business was able to continue operations over the past 10 weeks, required to shut down, or somewhere in between, every business has had to adjust and react.  Miller Thomson’s Labour...


Emerging Issues in the Workplace

Miller Thomson’s Vancouver Labour & Employment group hosts a complimentary seminar where we will discuss new and emerging legal issues in employment law relating to: Medical and Recreational Marijuana Use; Employer Liability for Bad Faith and other Damages from Improper...


Employee Benefits Administration

Health and welfare benefits are an integral part of attracting and retaining talent. Do you know what your benefit plan administration duties and obligations are before, during, and after employment? Miller Thomson’s Labour & Employment group presents a complimentary breakfast seminar where we provide...


Workplace Investigations: Tips and Best Practises

Most employers have to conduct workplace investigations from time to time, whether as part of managing employee conflict or misconduct, or occupational health & safety incidents.  Effective workplace investigations do not happen by accident – they require planning and sound...


Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: New WorkSafeBC Rules

In 2012, the BC Workers Compensation Act was amended to broaden compensation available to employees for mental disorders caused by work related stress, including bullying and harassment.  Effective November 1, 2013, WorkSafe BC requires all employers to have policies and...