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  • Changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code under Bill 32

    Author: Fiona Balaton Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, was introduced in the Alberta Legislature on July 7, 2020, and received Royal Assent on July 29, 2020. Bill 32 introduces a number of changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code. This blog post … Read more »

  • Bill 30 – Health Statutes Amendment Act, 2020

    Author: Fiona Balaton On July 6, 2020, the Legislature of Alberta introduced Bill 30: Health Statutes Amendment Act, 2020. Bill 30 proposed amendments to a number of statutes across the health sector.  On July 28, 2020 Bill 30 was passed in the final hours of the summer sitting after the government … Read more »

  • Melissa Rico Comments on Temporary Layoff Severance in the Globe and Mail

    Carbert Waite LLP Partner, Melissa Rico was recently asked to comment in The Globe and Mail for their Career Advice column.  The question posed to Melissa for the column involved whether an employer is obligated to play severance to their employee if they have been temporarily laid off.  My employer … Read more »

  • Enduring Power of Attorney and Personal Directive During COVID-19

    Author: Mihai Beschea In light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic, we want to focus on the importance of the Personal Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney. Having these documents in place will save your family members time, money, and headache when it comes to addressing financial and healt … Read more »

  • WCB-Alberta and COVID-19: What Employers need to Know

    Author: Bryan Gallant The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has raised questions for Alberta employers as to what the Workers’ Compensation Board–Alberta (“WCB-Alberta”) requires of them when there are cases of COVID-19 within their workforce, and how WCB-Alberta manages such cases. A WCB-Albert … Read more »