Employment Law

Workplace Gaslighting and Employment Law in Alberta

Uncover the insidious tactics of workplace gaslighting and explore the legal parameters available under Alberta employment law. In recent years,…

12 June 2024
Is Holding A Beer Serious Enough Misconduct For Just Cause?

Bulldog Energy v Brown, is an employment standards appeal decision where an employer unsuccessfully claimed just cause to dismiss an employee.

12 June 2024
Severance Review by Lawyers in Calgary including Incentive Pay Services.
More Alberta Pushback on McAllister Costs

VLM v Dominey is an Alberta decision where the Court declined to award costs tied to legal fees and instead awarded Schedule C.

7 June 2024
Pregnancy Discrimination Maternity Leave Employer Obligations Under Alberta Human Rights Act
A Guide to Human Rights Law and Workplace Discrimination in Alberta

Learn about the complexities of human rights law and workplace discrimination in Alberta with this comprehensive guide. Human rights law…

15 April 2024
ABKB Unreported – No Failure to Mitigate

Calhoon v J. Quartly Trucking Ltd. (2024) (ABKB), is an unreported ABKB decision where a labourer with 6 years’ service was awarded 8 months notice

25 March 2024
constructive dismissal in calgary, alberta
Is Dufault the New Waksdale?  Ontario Court Strikes Termination Clause

In Dufault v Ignace, 2024 ONSC 1029, a termination clause was considered unenforceable because of its standard for just cause and “sole discretion” wording

11 March 2024
constructive dismissal employment law in calgary, alberta
ABKB Rejects Argument that Credibility Prevents Summary Trial

In Zajicek v Intrapac (ABKB, 2024 Unreported), an Alberta Court found that summary trial was appropriate in a constructive dismissal case

4 March 2024
ABCJ Ignores Probation Clause Where Employer Did No Review

In Holmes v Progressive Wellsite, 2023 CarswellAlta 3273, the Alberta Court of Justice found wrongful dismissal despite a probationary termination clause

12 February 2024
Employment contract guide by award-winning workplace law firm, Bow River Law LLP.
Employment Contract Guide by Award-Winning Calgary Workplace Law Firm

Looking to navigate the complexities of employment contracts? Our comprehensive guide, brought to you by an award-winning Calgary workplace law…

8 February 2024
Professional Discipline – ABCA Case on Penalty and Evidence Standards

In CPAA v Mathison, 2024 ABCA 33, the maj of the Alberta Court of Appeal substituted a license revocation for suspension. Dissent said no misconduct

5 February 2024
What are Employees Obligated to Do in Calgary Workplace?
Sleeping is Working Under the Alberta ESC

In Waggytails v Spysznyk (AB ESA), some employees who had slept as part of their ordinary night duties were deemed to have been working

29 January 2024
constructive dismissal employment law in calgary, alberta
Alberta Release of Human Rights Upheld on Judicial Review

In Caponero v AHRC and Kaizen Auto, 2024 ABKB 2, the ABKB found a termination release was not unconscionable

10 January 2024

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