Search for: "Kyla Stott-Jess" Results 1 - 20 of 22
Sorted by Relevance | Sort by Date
RSS Subscribe: 20 results | 100 results
10 Jun 2012, 8:00 pm by Northern Exposure
By Kyla Stott-Jess and Devin Crisanti Post-employment restrictions can be tricky to enforce. [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 7:00 pm by Northern Exposure
By Gulu Punia and Kyla Stott-Jess Signing a noncompete agreement can potentially provide some assurance that former employees will not start up or join the competing business across the street. [read post]
6 Nov 2011, 7:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess Hollywood’s portrayal of sports agencies presents a world that is dramatic and cut-throat, with ambitious sports agents competing for the chance to represent talented athletes. [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 8:00 pm by Northern Exposure
By Gulu Punia and Kyla Stott-Jess When an employee is absent because of long-term disability, employers naturally wonder how long they must wait before the employment contract has been “frustrated.” [read post]
11 Mar 2012, 8:00 pm by Northern Exposure
By Kyla Stott-Jess and Gulu Punia A difficult employee states that he is quitting and walks out the door. [read post]
7 Jun 2015, 8:00 pm by Northern Exposure
By Kyla Stott-Jess and Kyle Cadieux An employer in Canada would be forgiven for thinking that a release of liability related to employment would protect it from all future claims by that employee. [read post]
30 Sep 2012, 8:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
by Kyla Stott-Jess Is a Canadian employer justified in terminating an employee for cause when that employee has disobeyed company policy? [read post]
19 Jun 2011, 6:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess Canadian employers that fear large jury awards in wrongful dismissal cases can breathe a little easier in the wake of a recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision. [read post]
28 Sep 2014, 8:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
by Kyla Stott-Jess In Canada, it is well-established that employers cannot simply terminate employees whose work performance is negatively impacted by disability. [read post]
10 Apr 2016, 8:00 pm by Northern Exposure
by Kyla Stott-Jess and Claire Himsl In the face of an economic downturn, some employers across Canada are being forced to tighten their belts and make hard choices about workforce downsizing. [read post]
22 Nov 2015, 7:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
by Kyla Stott-Jess One of the hot topics discussed during the recent Canadian federal election was the possible legalization of marijuana. [read post]
28 Aug 2011, 8:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess Your employee is required to pass a drug test before being assigned to another company’s worksite. [read post]
29 Mar 2015, 8:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
by Kyla Stott-Jess Unexpected employee absences from work can be difficult for employers. [read post]
7 Dec 2014, 7:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess Over the last month, the Canadian news media has devoted significant time to covering the Jian Ghomeshi scandal. [read post]
23 Feb 2014, 7:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess A recent Alberta court decision indicates that health problems arising from systemic harassment in the workplace can be covered by workers’ compensation (WCB) insurance. [read post]
23 Apr 2017, 4:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess and Stefan Mirkovic
by Kyla Stott-Jess and Stefan Mirkovic Employers often place great faith in restrictive covenants to protect their assets when hiring key employees. [read post]
1 Dec 2013, 7:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess The professional sports world has been buzzing with the sudden departure of offensive tackle Jonathan Martin from the Miami Dolphins. [read post]
16 Oct 2016, 8:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
by Kyla Stott-Jess and Mitchell Barnard The phrase “class action lawsuit” can strike fear in the executive ranks of any large company. [read post]
1 Jun 2014, 8:00 pm by Kyla Stott-Jess
By Kyla Stott-Jess It is not uncommon for an employee to disclose an addiction only when being terminated for misconduct that may be related to the employee’s substance abuse. [read post]
15 Jan 2017, 4:16 am by Kyla Stott-Jess
by Kyla Stott-Jess The Alberta Court of Appeal has released its first decision of 2017—Styles v. [read post]