Carscallen Blog

What employers should consider now that cannabis is legal

Posted by Carscallen LLP on Dec 17, 2019 10:50:14 AM

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 order to ensure the continued health and safety of their workplace, their employees and, as applicable, the public. 

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Topics: Cannabis, Employment Law

Legal employment considerations for executives

Posted by Carscallen LLP on Oct 24, 2019 11:28:16 AM

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 preparation of employment contracts.

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Topics: Employment Law

Recent changes to employment law in Alberta

Posted by Carscallen LLP on Sep 17, 2019 10:09:51 AM

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 September 1, 2019. These legislative changes are a result of the newly-elected provincial UCP government’s enactment of Bill 2: An Act to Make Alberta Open for Business (the “Act”).1  

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Topics: Employment Law

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