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  • The Enforceability of Non-Disclosure Clauses in Sexual Harassment LawsuitsDecember 10, 2018

    Author: Roxanne Davis There has been considerable public attention recently on a variety of forms of agreements which limit an individual’s right to bring claims or to disclose sexual harassment. Influential Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein was accused by more than 70 women, including emplo … Read more »

  • Limits of Accommodating Marijuana Use in the WorkplaceDecember 4, 2018

    Authors: Dylan Snowdon and Sarah Barker In February 2018, Canadian Family Physician, a peer-reviewed medical journal and the official publication of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) issued new simplified guidelines for when primary care physicians should grant a licence for medical … Read more »

  • Ellen Embury and Rachel West to join Carbert Waite LLPNovember 27, 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Ellen Embury and Rachel West will be joining the Carbert Waite LLP partnership on January 7, 2019. Ellen and Rachel’s practices both focus on the areas of management, employment law, and surrogacy law, which is a new practice area to Carbert Waite. Ellen and Rachel ha … Read more »

  • Changes to Employment Law Summary Judgment in AlbertaNovember 22, 2018

    Author: Dylan Snowdon On November 2, 2018 the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta issued a decision that may impact how many employment disputes are heard by the Court. In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada, in Hryniak v Mauldin, relaxed the standard of proof for summary judgment and encouraged litigan … Read more »

  • Terminating Part-time, Casual, or Irregular Hour Employees.November 19, 2018

    Author: Dylan Snowdon We are frequently asked by employers how to end the employment of employees who are part time or work irregular schedules. Most Canadian employers understand the need to provide notice of termination of employment, as set out in the employee’s contract or under the common law ( … Read more »