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Knowing the business all too well: Past experience increases termination notice?

Canada - July 25 2022 A line of Ontario Court of Appeal decisions suggest that the benefit an experienced employee can give cannot be erased when determining common law…

Tiffany Bennett

Paying employees with your favourite things? Court permits giving equipment as severance

Canada - April 13 2022 Money may buy matching diamonds, but can an employer then pay its employees with those diamonds when money is running low? A recent decision in…

Emma Morgan

Employment Law: Key Decisions from 2019

Canada - January 7 2020 The year 2019 brought forth numerous noteworthy decisions in employment law across the country. We have summarized several of these decisions below…

​Anna V. Karimian, Shwan Shaker, Samantha Stepney

Lay Off the Layoffs? The Requirement for Proper Temporary Layoffs

Canada - September 3 2019 In a recent Alberta Provincial Court decision, Dunbar v. Northern Air, 2019 ABPC 179, the court reminds employers that layoff is not another word for…

Jared Armstrong

Bill 2: An Act to Make Alberta Open for Business and Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code

Canada - June 3 2019 On May 27, 2019, a little more than a month after the new United Conservative Party government was elected in Alberta, the government introduced and…