Tag: OHS

Say it ain’t so: Simply stating document is ‘privileged’ doesn’t mean it is

by Hannah Roskey and Katie Clayton Maintaining the privilege of a document is a fundamental aspect of any litigation. The Canadian legal system is premised on the search for truth, which, by default, requires parties to disclose relevant documents to one another in the course of litigation. This is the case in traditional civil actions […]

That’s the Ticket: Employers and Employees Can Be Fined for Breaking the Rules!

Health and safety isn’t just an employer’s responsibility; it’s an employee’s job too. That’s the message Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) agency is making clear with its new ticketing penalties. Now, workers in the Canadian province can face fines for breaking safety rules! Effective January 1, 2014, workers and employers that violate “ticketable provisions” […]