What Obligations do Employers Have to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace?
4 Things to Consider Before Terminating an Employee During COVID-19
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on many businesses across Alberta. Businesses are facing incredible economic difficulty in attempting to keep their doors open, with many employers considering terminating employees. Here are a few things employers should keep in mind when …
Human Rights Accommodation for Employees During COVID-19
Alberta’s Human Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against individuals in the course of their employment based on the protected grounds listed in the Act. The protected grounds include race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, …
What are an employer’s obligations in Alberta for paying employees during COVID-19?
Employers have many obligations to their employees when it comes to paying them, and employees can enforce these obligations through a lawsuit or by making a complaint with Employment Standards. While the province has implemented new workplace rules as a result of COVID-19, employers still have …