Canadian HR Law

What's new with Alberta's employment standards?

Hopefully employers will find these changes helpful as we continue to adjust to the 'new normal' created by COVID-19

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What's new with Alberta's employment standards?

Can an employee insist they work from home?

In most cases, an employee cannot dictate the location of their work – but agreements matter

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Can an employee insist they work from home?

Termination upheld despite 'puzzling' clause

Recent decision confirms that a termination clause must be read as a whole to assess its meaning

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Termination upheld despite 'puzzling' clause

Discrimination based on sexual orientation

Two Ontario cases highlight protections provided by human rights law

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Discrimination based on sexual orientation

No policy, no breach

Dismissals are always risky, and dismissals for cause should always be approached with caution

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No policy, no breach

The mere possibility of discrimination is not enough

A complainant must show that adverse treatment negatively impacted their employment and a protected ground was a factor

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The mere possibility of discrimination is not enough