Labour and Employment Communiqué

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July 10, 2020

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COVID-19: Cross country update (July 10, 2020)

Federal The Government of Canada announced the following measures: Funding for COVID-19 Safety Measures in Forest Operations The Federal Government has announced its intention to provide up to $30 million dollars for small and medium enterprises in the forest sector...

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Supreme Court strikes down Uber’s arbitration clause in Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16

Zeinab Yousif, Arjun Gandhi

On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the arbitration clause in Uber’s standard form driver contracts, which requires disputes to be resolved through mediation and arbitration in the Netherlands, was unconscionable and thus invalid. As a...

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Bill 32: Alberta’s proposed Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act

Jill W. Wilkie, Teri Treiber, Julia Amelio

On July 7, 2020, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 32: Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act, 2020 (the “Bill”). This Bill proposes to amend Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code. The stated purpose of the Bill is...

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