Brady Farmer joins our Calgary office as an Associate. Welcome to the team!
Law Society of Alberta
Law Society of Ontario
Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
University of Saskatchewan, B.A.
Calgary Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
Brady provides proactive and timely advice to clients on all aspects of labour and employment law. He routinely advises employers on employment contracts, workplace policies, human rights complaints, wrongful dismissals, grievance arbitrations, and collective bargaining.
Brady works closely with employers to find practical solutions to workplace issues including employee discipline and dismissals, performance management, and workplace accommodations.
Brady frequently assists clients to successfully navigate wrongful dismissal and human rights claims before civil courts and human rights tribunals.
In Greidanus v Inter Pipeline Limited, the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta (the “Tribunal”) determined that an employer did not discriminate against a job candidate by revoking an offer of employment after the job candidate failed a pre-employment drug test.Read more
On December 1, 2022 new paid medical leave provisions under Part III of the Canada Labour Code are set to come into force, unless an earlier date is established through an order of the Governor in Council.Read more
Effective March 1, 2022 Alberta lifted almost all remaining COVID-19 public health restrictions and is officially in “Step 2” of a three-phased approach in moving towards an endemic and out of the pandemic phase.Read more
Arbitrator Rules COVID-19 Pandemic Was A “Once-in-a-Lifetime” Event That Did Not Trigger Layoff/Severance Provisions
This Alberta decision is significant for employers across Canada faced with similar claims related to unforeseeable and unpreventable impacts and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program officially ended on February 8, 2022 and Alberta is officially in “Step 1” of a three-phased “Return to Normal” approach.Read more
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a new order exempting “critical workers” from Alberta’s public health isolation requirements for work-related purposes.Read more
Stage 3 is AB’s final stage in its reopening plan and will result in nearly all current COVID-19 related public health restrictions implemented by AB Health being lifted.Read more
Mandatory work from home order is lifted but remote work is still recommended where possible. Employers must maintain health and safety measures to reasonably address the continuing COVID-19 hazard.Read more