Category Archives: Labour/Employment

The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act One Year Later

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act One Year Later Legislation Commented on: Bill 6, Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, 29th Legislature, 1st Session (2015-2016) It has been exactly one year … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination in Long Term Disability Plans: Reasonableness Not Required in Alberta

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Age Discrimination in Long Term Disability Plans: Reasonableness Not Required in Alberta Case Commented On: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1007 v Epcor Utilities Inc, 2016 ABQB 574 (CanLII) (IBEW ABQB) This case demonstrates grievance … Continue reading

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Protection for the Rights of Farm Workers Finally Proposed in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Protection for the Rights of Farm Workers Finally Proposed in Alberta Legislation Commented On: Bill 6, Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act On November 17, 2015 the Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and … Continue reading

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Reasonable Notice of Termination in an Executive, Short-Term Employment Context

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Reasonable Notice of Termination in an Executive, Short-Term Employment Context Case Commented On: Bahrami v AGS Flexitallic Inc, 2015 ABQB 536 (CanLII) The issue in this case was the appropriate amount of severance pay … Continue reading

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Eligibility for Nomination under the Local Authorities Election Act (Alberta)

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Eligibility for Nomination under the Local Authorities Election Act (Alberta) Case Commented On: Mueller v Oko, 2015 ABCA 194 This short decision from the Court of Appeal considers the challenge by Mueller to the eligibility … Continue reading

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