Appellate Court Issues Favourable Decision for Suncor on its Random Drug and Alcohol Policy

The legal saga on the issue of random drug and alcohol testing of employees continues. In Suncor Energy Inc v Unifor Local 707A, the Alberta Court of Appeal sent the issue of whether Suncor’s random drug and alcohol testing policy violated the privacy rights of its unionized workers back to a new arbitration hearing before…

Damages at Arbitration – the Divisional Court Comments on an Arbitrator’s Jurisdiction

Last year, Arbitrator Owen Shime issued his now well known decision against the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (“GTAA”) for the wrongful termination of an employee who had been on sick leave. The decision was judicially reviewed and the outcome highly anticipated given the significant principles at stake. This FTR Now reviews the recent decision of…