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New Critical Worker Exemption In Alberta Allows Workers With COVID-19 To Attend Work

2022-01-18T15:25:07-08:00

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Alberta, signed an Order on January 3, 2022, and amended January 10, 2022, creating an exception to the isolation requirements for [...]

New Critical Worker Exemption In Alberta Allows Workers With COVID-19 To Attend Work2022-01-18T15:25:07-08:00

The Unintended Consequences of Working From Home Will Be Multifold and Worrisome for Canadians

2021-12-15T08:33:57-08:00

On my Sunday Newstalk 1010 show, a caller complained that while his employer was permitting him to continue working from Costa Rica, it was cutting his pay by 25 per [...]

The Unintended Consequences of Working From Home Will Be Multifold and Worrisome for Canadians2021-12-15T08:33:57-08:00

Vaccinate or Test COVID-19 Policy: Arbitrator Hints Termination For Cause Could Be Upheld

2021-11-17T10:37:53-08:00

Almost a year ago, we wrote an article about whether a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy could be enforced at arbitration. The answer was the classic (and frustrating) it depends. When we wrote [...]

Vaccinate or Test COVID-19 Policy: Arbitrator Hints Termination For Cause Could Be Upheld2021-11-17T10:37:53-08:00

How Far Must Employers Go to Accommodate the Scheduling Needs of Working Parents?

2021-11-17T08:06:36-08:00

You needn’t make work schedule changes that impose undue hardship on your company. Family status is a ground that human rights laws protect from employment discrimination. Result: Employers must accommodate [...]

How Far Must Employers Go to Accommodate the Scheduling Needs of Working Parents?2021-11-17T08:06:36-08:00

How to Complete ROE for Employees Fired for Refusing Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

2021-10-27T10:44:34-07:00

Vaccine refusers may not qualify for EI benefits. Many of the employees across Canada who have chosen to give up their jobs rather than comply with their company’s mandatory vaccination [...]

How to Complete ROE for Employees Fired for Refusing Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination2021-10-27T10:44:34-07:00

Opportunity Knocks: Court Awards Damages for Loss of Opportunity in Wrongful Dismissal

2021-10-26T10:26:37-07:00

Wrongful dismissal claims generally attract three types of damages: compensation in lieu of notice, general damages (including aggravated and punitive damages); and special damages (which can include items such as [...]

Opportunity Knocks: Court Awards Damages for Loss of Opportunity in Wrongful Dismissal2021-10-26T10:26:37-07:00

Ontario Court Shocker Opens Door to Harassment-Based Constructive Dismissal Claims

2021-10-26T10:26:37-07:00

Workers comp doesn’t bar constructive dismissal for harassment, court says. Workers comp bars lawsuits against employers for work-related injuries; in exchange, workers get automatic coverage of work injuries regardless of [...]

Ontario Court Shocker Opens Door to Harassment-Based Constructive Dismissal Claims2021-10-26T10:26:37-07:00

7 Things Wrongfully Dismissed Employees Must Do to “Mitigate” Their Damages

2021-09-28T10:23:08-07:00

Employees who don’t try to find comparable new employment may get less termination notice. In addition to termination notice under employment standards laws, wrongfully dismissed employees are entitled to common [...]

7 Things Wrongfully Dismissed Employees Must Do to “Mitigate” Their Damages2021-09-28T10:23:08-07:00
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