Category Archives: Labour/Employment

“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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Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta Legislation and Reports Commented on: Bill 6, The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act; Report to Ministers – Technical Working Group: Employment Standards Code; Report … Continue reading

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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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