Category Archives: Labour/Employment

Approaching the Standard of Review for Standard Form Contracts Remains Unclear

By: Nicholas Konstantinov PDF Version: Approaching the Standard of Review for Standard Form Contracts Remains Unclear Case Commented On: EnCana Oil & Gas Partnership v Ardco Services Ltd, 2017 ABCA 401 (CanLII) This case involves a dispute between EnCana and its … Continue reading

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Yet Another Development in the Saga of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Suncor

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Yet Another Development in the Saga of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Suncor Case Commented On: Unifor, Local 707A v Suncor Energy Inc, 2017 ABQB 752 (CanLII) Recently, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (per … Continue reading

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Another Workplace Death Illustrates the Need for More Enhanced Protections for Farm Workers

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Another Workplace Death Illustrates the Need for More Enhanced Protections for Farm Workers Matter Commented On: Report to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General of a Public Fatality Inquiry into the Death of Stephen Murray … Continue reading

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“Majoritarian Blind Spot”? Drug Dependence and the Protection Against Employment Discrimination

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: “Majoritarian Blind Spot”? Drug Dependence and the Protection Against Employment Discrimination Case Commented On: Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp., 2017 SCC 30 (CanLII) The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v Elk … Continue reading

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Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta Legislation and Report Commented On: Bill 2, An Act to Remove Barriers for Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence; Family Violence Death Review Committee Annual Report … Continue reading

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