Alberta Employment Update – Fall 2011

Davis LLP Employment & Labour Bulletin

September 01, 2011

In this issue:

  • The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench considers novel factors in reducing a wrongful dismissal award made to a long term employee.
  • The Alberta Court of Appeal considers the scope of the term “employer” for the purposes of Alberta Human Rights legislation.
  • The Alberta Court of Queen’s bench examines whether long-term oral contracts of  employment are binding upon parties in Alberta.