The View from Here: Learnings on Bullying and Harassment Obligations, 6 Years Later

For Alberta employers, both provincially and federally regulated, significant changes are on the horizon. Highlighted by movements like #metoo and changes to safety legislation...

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Contingent Workers What Are They? What Do You Owe Them?

What is a contingent worker? High profile examples would be Lyft and Uber drivers as well as those hard-working folks who deliver you your...

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COVID-19: Information Bulletin for Employers

As of March 4, 2020, more than 3,200 people have died from the novel (new) coronavirus COVID-19 (also known as the Wuhan coronavirus) and...

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: Knowing the Difference Before It Costs You

It has been long established that employees are owed certain obligations not owed to independent contractors, especially that of reasonable notice of termination. But...

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60 HR Professionals Stay Up To Date On The Latest Trends Of Employment Law In Langley

Roughly 60 HR professionals gathered in the Fraser Valley last Friday to learn about the latest legal related trends in Human Resources at the...

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Fixed-Term Employment: Manage the Risks and Respect Your Employees

By Erin Brandt Some employment contracts specify an end date, some don’t. Why do employers choose one or the other? At the end of the...

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Determining Wrongful Dismissal Damages in Fast-Track Litigation

By Thomas A. Roper, Q.C. Rules of court in most jurisdictions in Canada make provision for summary trials or fast-track litigation, trial processes that are...

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The Myth of a Happy Workplace

By David M. Brown As an employment lawyer, I regularly meet with people dealing with chronic work related stress. They often come in to my...

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