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People who experience workplace sexual harassment get help with new SHARP Workplaces program


For Immediate Release

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) and the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC) launched a new program today geared to help workers facing sexual harassment on the job. Called […]

Ground-breaking human rights hearing for Indigenous families in the foster care system

By Aleem Bharmal, QC, Human Rights Lawyer

The BC Human Rights Clinic is representing an Indigenous mother in the case RR v Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society (VACFSS) which is set to proceed to hearing at the BC Human […]

2020-02-14T10:47:24-08:00February 14, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

CLAS Finance Officer Position Posting

CLAS is hiring a full-time Finance Officer who will work closely with the Executive Director as well as the Managing Director (“Senior Management”). The key responsibilities of this position are to assume the primary day-to-day responsibility of the financial-related activities of […]

2019-11-27T09:32:11-08:00November 27, 2019|Categories: News|

New Executive Director of CLAS!

It is with great pleasure that the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) announces that Jacqui Mendes will be the new Executive Director of CLAS, commencing January 6, 2020. Jacqui will join CLAS with over 25 years of organizational leadership experience in […]

2019-11-18T15:10:58-08:00November 18, 2019|Categories: Announcements, News|

CLAS intervenes in Uber case to challenge unfair user agreements

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

VANCOUVER, BC / OTTAWA, ON – On November 6, 2019, the Community Legal Assistance Society (“CLAS”) will be at the Supreme Court of Canada arguing that powerful companies like Uber should not be able to […]

2019-11-05T13:50:32-08:00November 5, 2019|Categories: News, Release|Tags: , |