Release signed on termination deemed unenforceable:
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice just struck down an “unconscionable” release signed on termination of employment..
Hard lessons for Home Hardware:
Home Hardware’s advertising speaks of “home owners helping home owners.” A decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal suggests that where Home Hardware could use some help is in the area of conducting workplace investigations. (in PDF)
Stoned and injured, worker still entitled to WCB benefits:
The Appeals Commission for Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Board had to decide whether a worker’s violation of the alcohol and drug policy excluded him from temporary total disability benefits.
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