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  • Proud to Support CREW Calgary

    Carbert Waite LLP was a proud sponsor of the 14th Annual CREW Calgary ‘Diamonds in the Rough’ Golf Tournament on August 8th. Our own Tory Hibbitt and Matt Bobawsky (pictured) were honoured to represent the firm at this popular event, which was sold out for the fourth year running.  CREW (Commercial … Read more »

  • Alberta’s 2019 Changes to Employment Legislation

    Authors: Dylan Snowdon & Shale Anderson Introduction Alberta introduced Bill 2 on May 27th, 2019, repealing much of the 2017 overhaul of the Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code.  Changes amending the Employment Standards Code will come into force on September 1st, 2019. Changes amend … Read more »

  • Limiting Language: Is Your Termination Clause Actually Effective?

    Author: Sarah Barker When the difficult decision is made to terminate an employee, one of the first things employers often turn their mind to is how much notice or pay in lieu of notice they need to provide to the employee. Pursuant to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (the “Code”), in the event a … Read more »

  • Employment Agreements for Start-ups

    Author: Roxanne Davis In the excitement of getting new business ventures off the ground, the formalities of employment relationships can be overlooked. Taking the time to implement employment contracts at the beginning can be very valuable and avoid big headaches down the road. Here are some things … Read more »

  • Subcontractor Disputes under $50,000: Should I file a Builders’ Lien or Sue in Small Claims?

    Authors: Michael Bokhaut and Tory Hibbitt When it comes to construction projects, things don’t always go according to plan. This is especially true for residential property renovations. Unhappy customers often withhold payment, which is why contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and labourers can fi … Read more »