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Alberta employment law update: Fall 2013
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2013

In Jardine, the employer sought and obtained an injunction against the former employer, preventing her from: (1) soliciting present employees to leave


HR’s toughest calls
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2013

What do you really need to know about the new HR law developments which occured over the last 12 months? There was no precedent setting Supreme Court


Hansen v Altus Energy Services Partnership, 2010 ABQB 820, 2011 AWLD 682 ("Hansen")
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2013

Hansen is an Alberta decision where the Court of Queen's Bench concluded a deduction of two months, from an award of 24 months, was appropriate as


Evans v Sports Corp., 2013 ABCA 14, 2013 Carswellalta 19 ("Evans")
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2013

The appellant in Evans was a sports agent with The Sports Corporation ("TSC") and his contract was not renewed following the 2004-2005 NHL lockout


Acceptance of severance offers and releases
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2012

In Penney, Master Hanebury confirmed that a release must be unequivocally and expressly agreed to, in order to meet the high threshold in an Application for Summary Dismissal


Post-termination conduct
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2012

In Gillespie the plaintiff employee was an occupational therapist who had been dismissed based on interpersonal conflict


Constructive dismissal
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2012

The facts in ADM were complex, though the parties were unsophisticated, but experienced, businessmen in the oil and gas business


Ahmad v. Athabasca Tribal Council Ltd
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2012

The Appellant Syed Joe Ahmad (“Ahmad”) commenced employment as CEO of Athabasca Tribal Council Ltd. (“ATC”), a corporation composed of Five First Nations Bands, on April 1, 2003


Gillespie v. 1200333 Alberta Ltd
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2012

Bonita Gillespie (“Gillespie”), an occupational therapist, was hired on February 1, 2007, by the Defendant 1200333 Alberta Ltd. (the “Company”) to work with various clinics serving the public as the Primary Care Network (“PCN”


Evans v. The Sports Corporation
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 3 2012

The Plaintiff Richard Evans (“Evans”) was employed by the Defendant The Sports Corporation (“TSC”), a sports agency headed by Ritch Winter and Steve Kotlowitz, under a three-year contract beginning April 18, 2003