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Employer generosity remains unbinding

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 29 2011

Employers often do things that are, either accidentally or deliberately, more generous than what a collective agreement requires them to do

SCC to hear random alcohol testing case

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2012

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada announced that it will hear the trade union appeal of the Irving Pulp and Paper case, which concerned random alcohol testing at a kraft pulp mill in New Brunswick

Minimum wage increases in Alberta

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 29 2011

Effective September 1, the statutory minimum wage will be increasing in Alberta

Insuring against disability and loss of life after terminations without just cause

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 14 2012

A few recent cases have brought into focus a significant risk for employers facing termination of employees without just cause, especially senior employees who are owed lengthy periods of reasonable notice

Suncor's implementation of random testing on hold

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 29 2012

Late yesterday, two of three judges hearing the case in the Alberta Court of Appeal decided to continue the interim injunction preventing Suncor from implementing a random drug and alcohol testing program for its employees in the oilsands

Can you discontinue a practice that is more generous than the collective agreement requires?

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 18 2011

We still see attempts by unions to argue that an employer must continue an overpayment, or a generous past practice of some kind, even though it is not required by the collective agreement or it is more generous than the collective agreement requires

Absenteeism statistics stimulate debate

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 7 2011

Statistics Canada's Work Absence Rates survey results for 2010 were released in May

S.C.C. frees labour arbitrators from strict legal rules

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 5 2012

In what is a very significant development, the Supreme Court of Canada has freed labour arbitrators from having to follow equitable and common law principles, including estoppel, in the same manner as courts of law

More support for random testing

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 22 2011

This week, in the latest case on drugalcohol testing, the New Brunswick Court of Appeal issued a decision upholding random alcohol testing at an Irving Oil refinery

D.A.R.R.P.P. begins

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 20 2012

An interesting pilot project to evaluate random drug and alcohol testing has commenced with several owners and employers