Employer Cannot Turn Blind Eye to Employee’s Disability

By Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. A recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta, Kvaska v Gateway Motors (Edmonton) Ltd., 2020 AHRC 94, confirms the law on accommodation of alcohol addiction. In this case, the human …

Employee’s Delay Not Condoning of Constructive Dismissal

Lewis Waring, Paralegal, Student-at-law, Editor, First Reference Inc. In McGuinty v 1845035 Ontario Inc (McGuinty Funeral Home) (“McGuinty”), an employee who returned to the workplace after an extended leave was found to have been constructively dismissed despite the fact that …

Court Determines Worker Was Employee, Awards Punitive Damages

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Social Media Posts Alleging Racism Not Defamatory

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