Can I refuse a request by my Employer to disclose my personal medical information

05 Aug: Can I refuse a request by my Employer to disclose my personal medical information?

Can I refuse a request by my Employer to disclose my personal medical information? Consider the following scenario: You’re seeking…

Discrimination in the Workplace What is it What should I do about it

02 Aug: Discrimination in the Workplace: What is it? What should I do about it?

DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE: What is it? What should I do about it? In Alberta, you’re protected against discrimination in…

What are my rights to Minimum Pay, Vacation, and Holiday Pay in Alberta

24 Jul: What are my rights to Minimum Pay, Vacation, and Holiday Pay in Alberta?

WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS TO MINIMUM PAY, VACATION, AND HOLIDAY PAY IN ALBERTA? In Alberta, the rights of employees to…

What are the roles, rights, and responsibilities of a shareholder or director in a corporation in Alberta

27 Jun: What are the roles, rights, and responsibilities of a shareholder or director in a corporation?

What are the roles, rights, and responsibilities of a shareholder or director in a corporation? In Alberta, the Alberta Business…

Groundbreaking severance ruling in landmark Alberta case by Osuji and Smith Lawyers

08 Apr: Groundbreaking severance ruling in landmark Alberta case by Osuji & Smith Employment Lawyers

Groundbreaking severance ruling in landmark Alberta case by Osuji & Smith Employment Lawyers For the first time in Alberta, a…

Is this non-competition clause reasonable?

28 Mar: Is this non-competition clause reasonable?

Is this non-competition clause reasonable? It’s common for an employer to ask you to sign a non-competition clause as part…

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Osuji & Smith calgary employment lawyers obtained a judgment for 2 years severance termination pay rarely granted in-alberta for a…

Can I refuse to tell my employer my vaccination status as it inf

01 Mar: Can I refuse to tell my employer my vaccination status as it infringes my privacy rights?

Can I refuse to tell my employer my vaccination status as it infringes my privacy rights? Canada as a whole…

I was fired. Should I sign the release?

27 Feb: I was fired. Should I sign the release?

I was fired. Should I sign the release? It’s common for an employer to ask you to sign a release…

Am I In an Adult Interdependent Relationship?

16 Feb: Am I In an Adult Interdependent Relationship?

Am I In an Adult Interdependent Relationship? Akin to married and common law couples, unmarried couples in Alberta, who are…

Charles Osuji the CEO and Managing Partner of Osuji & Smith Lawyers interviewed on Entrepreneur TV powered by Rogers TV

04 Feb: Entrepreneur TV powered by Rogers TV – Charles Osuji the CEO and Managing Partner of Osuji & Smith Lawyers Interview

Charles Osuji the CEO and Managing Partner of Osuji & Smith Lawyers interviewed on Entrepreneur TV powered by Rogers TV…

Limits on the enforcement of company policies and procedures

10 Jan: Limits on the enforcement of company policies and procedures

Limits on the enforcement of company policies and procedures Companies’ policies and procedures are designed to regulate their operation. What…

Transition from a contractor to an employee

08 Jan: Transition from a contractor to an employee

Transition from a contractor to an employee Under common law, an employer is required to provide an employee reasonable notice…

How do long-term disability benefits affect severance pay in Alb

05 Jan: How do long-term disability benefits affect severance pay in Alberta?

How do LONG-TERM DISABILITY BENEFITS affect SEVERANCE PAY IN ALBERTA? If you receive long-term disability benefits, your severance pay could…

Calgary Employment Lawyers - What constitutes a valid resignation by law in Alberta?

06 Dec: What constitutes a valid resignation by law in Alberta?

What constitutes a valid resignation by law in Alberta? To protect employees’ rights, Alberta law obligates employers to meet certain…

Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji is the recipient of the 2021 Top 25 DEI Person of the Year Award by Canadian Multicultural Group

03 Dec: 2021 Top 25 DEI Person of the Year Award by Canadian Multicultural Group

CALGARY LAWYER CHARLES OSUJI is the recipient of the 2021 TOP 25 DEI PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD BY CANADIAN…

Protect yourself from the Abuser - EPOs - Award-Winning Calgary Family Lawyers Delivering Excellence Since 1980

29 Nov: Protect yourself from the Abuser – EPOs

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Calgary employment lawyers on What are the employment law implications of employees working remotely

08 Nov: Calgary Employment Lawyers on What are the employment law implications of employees working remotely

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A SYNOPTIC LEGAL ANALYSIS OF NON-COMPETE CLAUSES IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

22 Oct: A SYNOPTIC LEGAL ANALYSIS OF NON-COMPETE CLAUSES IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS

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Courts’ Intolerance for Employers’ Post-Termination Behavior

21 Oct: Courts’ Intolerance for Employers’ Post-Termination Behavior

Courts’ Intolerance for Employers’ Post-Termination Behavior A recent Ontario Superior Court decision reminds employers that they can be held liable…

Calgary Employment Lawyers - Should I get my employment contract reviewed by a lawyer?

20 Oct: Should I get my employment contract reviewed by a lawyer?

Should I get my employment contract reviewed by a lawyer? Receiving a job offer is exciting, especially if you’ve applied…

What does the law say about mandatory vaccines and employee rights in Alberta?

09 Sep: What does the law say about mandatory vaccines and employee rights in Alberta?

What does the law say about mandatory vaccines and EMPLOYEE RIGHTS IN ALBERTA? Are mandatory vaccination policies in the workplace…

Best Lawyers Ones to Watch - Calgary lawyer Charles Osuji

31 Aug: Best Lawyers Ones to Watch – Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji

  Based on peer-review, and the feedback from fellow lawyers across Canada, Calgary lawyer, Charles Osuji has just been recognized…

DIVORCE: WHO GETS WHAT IN ALBERTA - Calgary Family and Divorce Lawyers

23 Aug: DIVORCE: WHO GETS WHAT IN ALBERTA

DIVORCE: WHO GETS WHAT IN ALBERTA Divorce does not have to be ugly. Believe it or not, it is possible…

ways to resolve shareholder disputes in Alberta

10 Aug: How to Resolve Shareholder Disputes in Alberta

How to RESOLVE SHAREHOLDER DISPUTES IN ALBERTA People we work with are similar to our second family. Also, when business…

How does DIVISION OF FAMILY PROPERTY and debts work in Alberta

26 Jul: How does division of family property and debts work in Alberta?

How does DIVISION OF FAMILY PROPERTY and debts work in Alberta? There’s more involved in a marital separation or divorce…

3 Common Problems with Employment Contracts - Employment Law Calgary

19 Jul: 3 Common Problems with Employment Contracts

3 Common Problems with EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS 3 COMMON MISTAKES WITH EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS In the course of our work at Osuji…

Terminated on the First Day of Employment. What are your Rights

17 Jul: Terminated on the First Day of Employment. What are your Rights

TERMINATED ON THE FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT. What are your Rights WITHDRAWAL OF EMPLOYMENT BEFORE COMMENCEMENT REQUIRES REASONABLE NOTICE. It…

Calgary Parenting Challenges How do Alberta’s Maternal and Parental Leave Rules Work

15 Jul: Parenting Challenges: How do Alberta’s Maternal and Parental Leave Rules Work?

Parenting Challenges: How do Alberta’s MATERNAL AND PARENTAL LEAVE RULES Work? Imagine you’re an employee on parental leave. Your job…

Permanent Residence in Canada Do you qualify on Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds

17 Jun: Permanent Residence in Canada: Do you qualify on Humanitarian & Compassionate Grounds?

PERMANENT RESIDENCE IN CANADA: Do you qualify on Humanitarian & Compassionate Grounds? Has Canada become your home even though you…

New Family Property Act Legislation Benefits Unmarried Couples

14 Jun: New Family Property Act Legislation Benefits Unmarried Couples

New Family Property Act Legislation Benefits Unmarried Couples, OSUJI & SMITH FAMILY LAWYERS Report As of January 1st, 2020, the…

Osuji & Smith Employment Lawyers Advise Calgary Employees Facing Layoffs

14 May: Osuji & Smith Employment Lawyers Advise Calgary Employees Facing Layoffs

Osuji & Smith EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS Advise Calgary Employees Facing Layoffs Alberta employees in multiple sectors have faced unprecedented layoffs over…

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10 May: Osuji & Smith Lawyers Areas Of Law Practice Questions and Answers

Osuji and Smith Employment Lawyers Help Calgary Employees with Top-Rated Employment Law Services

05 May: Osuji & Smith Employment Lawyers Help Calgary Employees with Top-Rated Employment Law Services

Osuji & Smith EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS Help Calgary Employees with Top-Rated Employment Law Services Osuji & Smith, an award-winning full service…

What is an Employer’s Duty to Accommodate Calgary Employment Lawyers

17 Mar: What is an Employer’s Duty to Accommodate?

What is an Employer’s Duty to Accommodate? Section 7 of the Alberta Human Rights Act prevents discrimination against an employee…

Calgary Employee time theft while working remotely

12 Mar: Employee time theft while working remotely

EMPLOYEE TIME THEFT while working remotely With the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers switched to working remotely. For some employers, this…

Questions And Answers Employment Issues Vaccines At The Workplace

08 Mar: Questions And Answers On Employment Issues Related To Vaccines At The Workplace

Questions And Answers On Employment Issues Related To Vaccines At The Workplace What does the law say about mandatory vaccines…

Award-Winning Business Lawyers in Calgary - Calgary COVID-19 Resources to Help Small Businesses Adapt, Survive, and Thrive

01 Mar: COVID-19 Resources to Help Small Businesses Adapt, Survive, and Thrive

COVID-19 Resources to Help Small Businesses Adapt, Survive, and Thrive Struggling to keep your business open during lockdown? Or perhaps…

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