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Washroom utterance “I am your worst nightmare” not a joke

Canada - May 16 2015 For employers, determining what is an inappropriate comment worthy of discipline, and what comment should be seen as a joke, can be difficult. This…


Alberta Arbitrator comments on internal workplace investigation flaws

Canada - October 25 2014 In Bethany Care Society v. Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, 2014 CanLII 50659 (AB GAA), Arbitrator Andrew Sims found flaws in an internal…

Co-authors: Kenda Murphy.


Alberta Arbitrator refuses to award back pay to employee who fails to admit bad behaviour during employer’s investigation

Canada - October 24 2014 A recent Alberta arbitration decision, Hinton Pulp, A Division of West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. Unifor Local 855, 2014 CanLII 57678 (AB GAA) illustrates…

Co-authors: Marie-Hélène Mayer.


Calgary College fails to accommodate employee’s childcare needs: Tribunal orders substantial damages for human rights breach

Canada - October 23 2014 A recent case from the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta is an example of how childcare is quickly becoming a hot human rights issue in the post…


More on childcare: when saying no is not discriminatory

Canada - October 23 2014 I recently blogged about a case (Clark v. Bow Valley College 2014 AHRC 4) in which an employer was found by the Human Rights Tribunals of Alberta to…

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