Recent representative cases on which Richard Press has acted as counsel:

Summary dismissal of human rights complaint alleging discrimination arising from an harassment investigation (2019)

Summary dismissal of human rights complaint for abuse of process (2018)

Successorship application following sale of company (2018)

Dismissal of judicial review application seeking re-hearing of unfair practice allegation (2018)

Dismissal of unfair practice allegation (2017)

Classification unit assessment appeal (2017)

Dismissal of WorkSafeBC order of unsafe work conditions (2017): Review Board decision, unpublished

Dismissal of discrimination complaint on the basis of refusal to hire for positive marijuana test (2017): Letter decision, unpublished.

Recent operational, corporate and commercial matters on which Richard Press has provided employment and labour advice:

  • Reorganization of the human resources structure for several financial institutions
  • Integration of the employment component of a high technology company following its acquisition
  • Implementation of investigations, including investigations of harassment and bullying
  • Collective bargaining assistance and advice on closure of unionized facilities
  • Implementation of follow-up agreements and managing addictions in the workforce
  • Implementation, “Canadianization” and drafting of policies and procedures