March 29, 2021 by Andy Pushalik in General
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April Fools’ Day Edition – When Jokes = Just Cause

Each year pranksters around the world mark the arrival of April with the annual “celebration” of “April Fools’ Day”. While […]

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March 01, 2021 by April Kosten in General
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Employment agreement incorporating random alcohol and drug testing held enforceable

The recent decision of Phillips v. Westcan, 2020 ABQB 764, considers the enforceability of an employment agreement requiring the employee […]

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March 01, 2021 by April Kosten in General
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Employment agreement incorporating random alcohol and drug testing held enforceable

The recent decision of Phillips v. Westcan, 2020 ABQB 764, considers the enforceability of an employment agreement requiring the employee […]

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February 12, 2021 by Henry Chang in General
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Canada to require COVID-19 test prior to entry at land borders

Introduction We previously reported on the COVID-19 testing requirement applicable to international passengers flying to Canada from another country (the […]

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January 11, 2021 by Henry Chang in COVID-19, General
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ArriveCAN

Introduction As part of Canada’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all travellers are required to provide contact and […]

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November 03, 2020 by Jeff Bastien in Constructive Dismissal, Executive Compensation, General, Pensions and Benefits, Wrongful Dismissal
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Case Comment: Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26

The recent Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26 [Matthews], […]

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October 05, 2020 by Stefanie Chimienti in COVID-19, General
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Ontario announces mandatory masks and face coverings in all indoor public spaces

As the COVID-19 numbers continue to climb, the Ontario government has announced that the province will make masks and face […]

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August 26, 2020 by Alison Walsh in General
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Episode 5: Paid sick leave for Canadian workers

Despite the uncertainty of the last few months, the Canadian economy is finally reopening and employees are returning to work. Tune in […]

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August 10, 2020 by Alison Walsh in COVID-19, General
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Episode 4: Written employment agreements – benefits and pitfalls to avoid

In episode four of the Canadian Employment and Labour law podcast, host Alison Walsh is joined by Sarah Sobierajtodiscuss the benefits of written […]

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July 22, 2020 by Alison Walsh in COVID-19, General
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Podcast Episode 3: Managing remote working risks

COVID-19 has significantly disrupted what it means for an employee “to go to work.” Instead of physically being in the […]

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