On April 27, 2018, the Parkland Institute of the University of Alberta and the Alberta Workers’ Health Centre released a joint report on workplace safety in Alberta entitled Safer by Design: How Alberta Can Improve
Continue Reading Report on workplace safety points to increased activity by government agencies in enforcing health and safety rules

In Krishnamoorthy v. Olympus Canada Inc., 2017 ONCA 873, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) overturned the motion for summary judgment and confirmed that the purchaser of a business’ assets (as opposed to a
Continue Reading How considerate of you to offer! No obligation to offer employment on the same terms after an asset purchase

As part of the sweeping changes to Alberta’s occupational health and safety legislation announced by the Alberta Government on November 27, 2017, when it tabled Bill 30: An Act to Protect the Health and
Continue Reading Significant obligations on employers, supervisors, and workers to be added to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act

There has been significant discussion in recent weeks concerning the recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision on random workplace drug testing. Suncor Energy Inc. v Unifor Local 707A, 2017 ABCA 313 saw the appellate
Continue Reading Alberta Court of Appeal decision supports random workplace drug testing in safety-sensitive workplaces