Jill W. Wilkie

Partner | Calgary

403.298.2402

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Jill Wilkie specializes in advising employers on all aspects of labour and employment law including: employment agreements, collective agreements, policies, restrictive covenants, fiduciary duties, wrongful and constructive dismissal, human rights, employment standards, privacy, disability management, performance management, employee misconduct, workplace investigations and terminations.  Jill provides effective and practical advice and solutions, in a responsive and timely way.

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Chief Justice of Supreme Court of British Columbia releases decision in Polygamy Reference

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia released his 357 page decision in the Polygamy Reference on November 23rd following an extensive four month trial. Gerald Chipeur, Q.C., Oleh Ilnyckyj and Jill Wilkie represented the intervenor Christian...

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Nicole Byres and Jill Wilkie speak at CACE conference

The Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) is an association of management-side labour and employment lawyers across Canada. Nicole Byres is part of a panel discussing “Employment Ethics – Working together: In House and External Counsel.” Jill Wilkie presents on...

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Jill Wilkie and Stephen Torscher will be speaking at the 3rd Mini LLB for Aboriginal Leadership Course (Federated Press), March 10 & 11, 2015 in Calgary

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Jill Wilkie will be speaking on Advocacy before Administrative Tribunals at the 2nd Adjudication in Alberta Course (Federated Press), which takes place on May 5 & 6, 2015 in Calgary.

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Jill Wilkie will be presenting on Employment-Related Records in Alberta on June 24, 2014.

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Jill Wilkie will be presenting on Overtime and the Salaried Employee in Alberta on May 8, 2014.

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Edmonton Occupational Health and Safety Seminar: What All Employers Need To Know

Tom Duke, Jill Wilkie and Dan Stachnik host a complimentary breakfast seminar on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. This seminar will focus on recent changes to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Workers Compensation Act. Date: Tuesday, May 15,...

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Labour and Employment Update

Who Should Attend: This seminar is designed for senior corporate executives, business owners, in-house counsel, human resource professionals, and members of your management team who have a role in the employment, labour relations, and human resources management within your organization....

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The Labour and Employment aspects of Agriculture

Our Session Focuses On: Immigration Update – how the changes to the immigration system and new regulations affect employers in the Agricultural sector Workplace Investigations – Tips & Best Practises for conducting workplace investigations The duty to accommodate – Employers’...

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Human Rights in the Workplace: A Perspective Alberta Human Rights Commission and Tribunals

The Alberta Labour & Employment Group hosts a seminar featuring Robert Philp, Q.C., Chief of the Commission and Tribunals Location: Fairmont Palliser

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Risk Mitigation for the Modern Workplace: From Cloud Commuting to Challenges on the Ground

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Employment Law Refresher

Miller Thomson’s Calgary office presents an Employment Law Refresher breakfast seminar.

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Suncor Saga Update: Suncor’s Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy will be Sent Back to Arbitration

In our last update on the ongoing legal saga between Suncor and Unifor, Local 707 (the “Union”), the majority of the Alberta Court of Appeal had upheld an injunction that prevents Suncor from carrying out random drug and alcohol testing...

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What’s Happening

Tom Duke, Dan Stachnik and Jill Wilkie are hosting an Occupational Health and Safety seminar on the topic, “What All Employers Need to Know” in Edmonton, AB on May 15th, 2018.  A similar seminar will be presented by Laura Mensch,...

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Alberta Court of Appeal Upholds Interim Ban on Random Drug and Alcohol Testing by Suncor

As promised in our last report on the long and winding legal road travelled by Suncor in its effort to implement random drug and alcohol testing at its mine site north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, this communique will provide an...

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Checking In After a Few Months of Living with the Alberta Employment Standards Code Changes

A few months in to adjusting to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code changes, Alberta employers are continuing to review and revise existing policies and procedures to ensure they are in compliance with the new legislation. Changes with respect to general holidays...

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Alberta Employers! The Ministry of Labour Needs Your Input

Alberta’s Ministry of Labour has commenced a review of the Province’s workplace legislation, the Employment Standards Code and the Labour Relations Code, and is currently seeking input from Albertans.  The April 18, 2017 deadline to provide feedback is fast approaching....

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Employment Law 101: Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants

Earlier this year, the Honourable Mr. Justice W.A. Tilleman of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta was called upon to determine whether an injunction was appropriate due to an alleged breach of restrictive covenants, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, in...

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Part 2: Update on the Calculation of Reasonable Notice in an Economic Downturn

The calculation of reasonable notice will always be an issue where there is no express termination provision in the employment contract. This calculation grows increasingly complex with the addition of economic stress. The employer has a common law duty to...

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Part 1: Changes To Terms Of Employment In An Economic Downturn

During the current recession, employers may be tempted to make substantial changes or dismiss a portion of their workforce to reduce operating costs.  Even with preparation, both of these options expose employers to damages for constructive dismissal.  Constructive dismissal occurs...

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New Minimum Wage Rate in Alberta to Take Effect on October 1, 2015

Employers must ensure that their employees in Alberta receive at least the minimum wage rates set out in section 9 of the Employment Standards Regulation (the “Regulation”).  During its 2015 provincial election campaign, the Alberta New Democratic Party (“NDP”) made...

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Calculating Reasonable Notice 55 Years after Bardal – Responding to Economic Realities

Determining the appropriate length of reasonable notice has always been more of an art than a precise calculation.  The main objective of a notice period is to appropriately support an employee after termination as the employee searches for alternate employment. ...

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Lawson Products acquires The Bolt Supply House

Counsel to Lawson Products, Inc.

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Plains Oil acquired by Alstar Oilfield Contractors

Counsel to Plains Oil Ltd.

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