Workplace Investigations

Paramedics Warned For Slow Response Win Grievance

In AHS v HSAA, 2023 Canlii 21614 (Lehmond and Middleton), two paramedics were given written warnings for a response time. That was overturned.

11 April 2023
I Know What You Did… Over Your Lunch Break

In Teamsters v Sobeys, 2023 CanLii 4464 (AB GAA), a grievance arbitrator ruled that Sobeys was allowed to have video cameras in the staff lunchroom

6 February 2023
Alberta Post Incident Drug Test Unreasonable Invasion of Employee Privacy

In Fort Mckay Logistics, Fort McMurray Teamsters, 2022 CanLii 78227 (P Smith), an employee failed a post-incident drug test but cause was not upheld

19 September 2022
Manager Vendetta = No Just Cause And Increased Notice Period

In Baker v Weyerhaeuser, 2022 ABCA 83, the Alberta Court of Appeal found no just cause and increased notice period due to the Manager’s vendetta.

21 March 2022
Rude Texts Used to Find After-Acquired Just Cause

Golob v Fort St. John is a BC case where a court found just cause for termination in part due to inappropriate texts the employee sent from his cellphone

7 December 2021
Nurse Too Rough = Unprofessional Conduct

An LPN was found guilty of unprofessional conduct for using inappropriate physical force and communicated inappropriately with a dementia patient.

9 September 2021
Just Cause Under Attack! Haack v Secure Energy (Drilling Services) Inc Making It Harder for Employers to Get to Just Cause

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench case Haack v Secure Energy (Drilling Services) Inc., 2021 ABQB 82 (Woolley J) is…

17 March 2021

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