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Topic: Employment Labour And Human Rights Law

Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

Alberta government's proposed COVID-19 legislative amendments
June 25, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. and Aicha Kouyaté The Alberta government recently introduced legislation entitled Bill 24: COVID-19 Pandemic Response Statutes Amendment Act 2020...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

Alberta Government introduces temporary changes to employment standards legislation
April 9, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang, Q.C., Suzanne M. Porteous, and Hema Ahuja The Alberta Minister of Labour and Immigration enacted Ministerial Order 18.2020 (“Order”) on April 6 that will...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

New COVID-19 EI Benefit announced by Government of Canada
March 26, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Temporary layoffs in Alberta and EI benefits
March 25, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja As COVID-19 continues to slow the economy, many places of employment across Alberta are now temporarily closed, including bars, restaurants,...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Alberta statutory leave and federal EI sickness benefits
March 20, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja One serious implication of the recent outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, or “COVID-19”) for both employees and employers across...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Occupational health and safety issues
March 18, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja The recent international outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, or “COVID-19”) is having many implications for employees and employers...

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Cannabis Law Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

What employers should consider now that cannabis is legal
December 17, 2019

Written by Hema Ahuja As of October 17, 2018, the use of both recreational and medical cannabis is legal in Canada. This presents a number of important considerations for employers in...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

Legal employment considerations for executives
October 24, 2019

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Theresa M. Nolan Executive and many key senior employee positions are accompanied by a number of unique legal considerations in the negotiation and...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

Recent changes to employment law in Alberta
September 17, 2019

Written by Hema Ahuja and Michael A. Custer Employers and employees in Alberta should be aware of important changes made to provincial employment standards legislation effective...

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