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Road To The Legalization Of Recreational Cannabis – What Employers Should Know
The federal government announced that the legalization of recreational cannabis is effective on October 17, 2018.
5 Oct 2018
What Is Happening With The New Labour Reality In Alberta?
The Alberta government passed significant amendments to the Alberta Labour Relations Code, which came into effect on September 1, 2017.
5 Jun 2018
Alerte À L'Intention Des Employeurs De L'Alberta — Quels Sont Les Congés Provinciaux Liés À L'Emploi En Alberta Et Où Faut-Il Chercher Pour En Savoir Plus?
Le 1er janvier 2018 a marqué l'entrée en vigueur de modifications apportées à l'Employment Standards Code, RSA 2000, c. E-9 (le « Code ») en Alberta ...
9 Mar 2018
Alberta Employer Alert: New Employment Leaves And Where To Find Them
Changes to maternity and parental leaves are among the amendments in effect since January 1, 2018.
9 Feb 2018
Alberta Court Of Appeal Confirms That Evidence Of A General Problem With Substance Abuse In The Workplace May Justify Random Testing
The initial grievance concerned the random drug and alcohol testing of Suncor's employees engaged in safety-sensitive positions at its oil sands operations.
24 Oct 2017
Labour & Employment Law In Canada
Providing an overview of Québec's provincial legislation and regulations, this publication canvasses all the major Labour and Employment legal issues in this jurisdiction...
18 Sep 2017
The More The Merrier – Drugs, Privacy And Safety At Work
It will be standing room only at the Alberta Court of Appeal when the ongoing battle between Suncor and Unifor Local 707A over drug and alcohol testing continues
7 Nov 2016
Puis-je Enregistrer Une Rencontre Avec Mon Patron? Dois-je Lui Dire Que Je Procède À Un Enregistrement De La Rencontre?
On nous demande souvent, en notre qualité d'avocats en droit du travail et de l'emploi, s'il est légal d'enregistrer une conversation au travail...
15 Jun 2016
Une cour de l'Alberta infirme la décision du banc de la Commission du travail de l'Alberta qui rejette le dépistage antidrogue aléatoire à un site d'extraction des sables bitumineux
Le juge D. Blair Nixon de la Cour du Banc de la Reine de l'Alberta a infirmé la décision majoritaire du conseil d'arbitrage (la « majorité ») dans la cause sur le dépistage aléatoire que Suncor projetait d'administrer pour déceler les abus de drogues et d'alcool et a renvoyé la cause pour audition par un nouveau banc.
14 Jun 2016
Alberta Court Quashes Decision Of Alberta Labour Board Panel Rejecting Random Drug Testing At Oil Sands Site
Justice D. Blair Nixon of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has quashed the majority decision of the arbitration board in the case surrounding Suncor's proposed random drug and alcohol testing program...
2 Jun 2016
Can I Record A Meeting With My Boss? Do I Have To Tell Her That I Am Recording Her?
As employment lawyers, we are often asked whether it is legal to record a conversation at work, specifically the ones related to concerns over workplace performance or where there is a dispute in the workplace.
2 Jun 2016
Court Of Queen's Bench Confirms That Privilege May Apply To Workplace Accident Investigation
On April 20, 2014, an employee of Suncor was involved in a fatal workplace accident at Suncor's facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta (the "Accident").
26 May 2016
Have You Been Naughty Or Nice? When Is The Exercise Of "Discretion" Required To Be Reasonable?
David Styles was the Vice President of Relationship Investments for the Alberta Investment Management Corporation from June 15, 2010 to June 11, 2013, when his employment was terminated without just cause.
2 Dec 2015
The Limits Of Blogging: - “Alberta Union Of Provincial Employees v. Alberta”
When an employee turns to the internet to engage in blogging and the subject matter of the blog is the workplace and co-workers, the content of the blog can undermine the employment relationship and lead to a termination of employment for just cause.
14 Aug 2009
Do Unionized Employees Have A Civil Cause Of Action? — "K.A. v. Ottawa (City)"
Can an employee who is subject to a collective agreement, sue his or her employer in the civil courts, for wrongful acts committed during the course of the employee's employment? In the case of K.A. v. Ottawa (City,) the Ontario Court of Appeal held they could not, even if the claims alleged sexual assault and even if the employee who it was alleged committed the assault was a co-defendant in the claim
24 Oct 2006
Cumulative Just Cause: How Progressive Is Your Discipline Policy?
Employers often wonder whether it is possible to terminate an employee for repeated poor performance or carelessness where the breaches by the employee cover a range of activities, including breaches of company policy and performance issues. Often times, the employer is found by the Court to have failed to institute a proper regime of counseling and warnings sufficient to meet the high onus for a just cause termination where performance is the only issue.
8 Apr 2005
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