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Topic: Employment Labour And Human Rights Law

Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Case Comments

Alberta Court finds Company’s Severance Policy Not a Term of Employment Contract, Awards 24 Months’ Notice Period
October 15, 2021

Written by: Hema Ahuja and Aicha Kouyaté Justice J.T Eamon of the Court of Queen’s Bench in Calgary recently released his Reasons for Decision in Schaufert v Calgary Co-Operative...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

City of Calgary Bylaw: New Vaccine Passport for Businesses
September 24, 2021

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. The City of Calgary passed a new vaccine passport bylaw effective yesterday, Thursday September 23, for many Calgary...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

New COVID-19 Restrictions Announced in Alberta
September 17, 2021

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Catherine A. Crang, Q.C.

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

New Occupational Health and Safety Act coming to Alberta
June 1, 2021

Written by Natalie L. Leclerc and Michael A. Custer As we previously discussed on the blog here, the government of Alberta is replacing the current Occupational Health and Safety Act[1]...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

Mandatory Vaccination Policies for Canadian Workplaces
May 18, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available to Canadians, can it be made mandatory? The Canadian Employment Group belonging to Lawyers Associated Worldwide (“LAW”), a global...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

Alberta Court says Cost-Cutting Measures Were Constructive Dismissal of Employee
May 12, 2021

Written by Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. and Suzanne M. Porteous  The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recently released its reasons for judgment (“Reasons”) in the case of Kosteckyj v....

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

New OHS and WCB Laws Coming to Alberta
April 27, 2021

Written by Natalie L. Leclerc and Michael A. Custer The government of Alberta passed Bill 47 last December, the Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act, 2020[1] (the “Act”), as part of...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Case Comments

B.C. Tribunal dismisses anti-mask discrimination complaints
April 20, 2021

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) recently dismissed two allegations of discrimination by complainants in...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

COVID-19 - OHS considerations for Alberta employers
February 25, 2021

Written by Natalie L. Leclerc and Aicha Kouyaté We previously discussed whether employers could make obtaining the COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for their employees. Notwithstanding the...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

COVID-19 vaccination: can employers make vaccination mandatory for employees?
December 17, 2020

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Ryan J. Barata

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