What if one-third of your workers became millionaires…

Alberta winners stay on job, B.C. workers go to court
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/22/2005

Last month, before Canada’s largest lottery jackpot draw, millions of workers across the country dreamed of waking up millionaires and kissing their jobs goodbye.

But the winning 17 Alberta residents, all employees of the same gas plant, promised the $54.3-million Lotto 6/49 prize ($3.19 million each) won’t make them abandon the Viking Energy plant near Sedgewick where they have earned their livings for so many years.

“We’re all committed to the company,” Calvin Lewis, one of the lucky 17 told the