Albert has represented clients before labour arbitrators, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, Alberta Employment Standards, the Alberta Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and the Court of Appeal of Alberta.
Albert’s practice includes:
•Duty to accommodate
•Human rights and discrimination
Value to Clients
Clients appreciate Albert’s experience and his ability to explain complex procedures in simple terms. Whether he is advising clients on proactive workplace policies or defending against a claim, he is committed to providing timely, practical solutions.
Albert is also able to represent clients in the official language of their choice.
“There are over 240,000 French speaking people in Alberta. I advise clients of their language rights, including where they have the right to proceed in the official language of their choice. I can also present cases in both French and English.”
Outside of work
Prior to pursuing a career in law, Albert was a junior high teacher. Today, Albert is a proud father, who enjoys spending time with his family. He is also an avid curler with a love for hockey and many other sports.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge No. 1722 v. Aurora Peat Products ULC, 2016 AB LRB 69700, Alberta Labour Relations Board
Yellowhead Emergency Shelter for Women Society v. Unifor, Local 85, 2016 AB GAA 14463, Alberta Grievance Arbitration Awards
Southern Francophone Education Region No. 4 v. Alberta Teachers’ Association, 2015 AB GAA 91708, Alberta Grievance Arbitration Awards
Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division No. 29 v Alberta Teachers Association, 2014 ABCA 407, Alberta Court of Appeal
News + Views + Events
Case Update for Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation
Alberta Law Clarified on Scope of Good Faith in Contract and Incentive Pay Eligibility
The Time of Year for Holiday Cheer: A Few Things for Employers to Keep in Mind
January - March 2016
Labour and Employment: 2015 Year in Review
When is an Employee’s Disability a Factor in his Dismissal?
Court of Appeal of Alberta Upholds Employers Anton Piller Order
Terminating Fixed-Term Contracts on Your Terms
A look back at book V of the Report of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism
What progress has been made in the provision of provincial and municipal services in the federal capital?
In R. Clement and P. Foucher, eds., Fifty years of official bilingualism: Challenges, analyses and testimonies (Ottawa: Invenire, 2014) at 85 (with Mark Power and Perri Ravon)
The French Language Services Act at 25 Years: Comments and Proposals [translation], 39 Revue du Nouvel-Ontario 11
with Mark Power and Francois Larocque
Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Union’s Right to Freedom of Expression
Legal Taxonomy of Postsecondary Institutions Offering Programs and Services in French Outside of Quebec [translation] (2012) 36:1 Man LJ 67
with Mark Power and Francois Larocque
Should the University of Ottawa be designated under the French Language Services Act?, June 2011
Aerospace and Defence Industries, II. Canada’s New Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy
Financial Support Provided by the Department of Canadian Heritage for Minority Language Education: Comments and Proposal for Reform [translation] (2011) 12 RCLF 163
with Mark Power, Andre Poulin-Denis, Darlene Lozis, Joseph Moreau, Daniel Wirz and Eric Leblanc
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