Alberta’s occupational health and safety legislation
Go online to the CanLII website (\), find Alberta’s occupational health and safety legislation, and locate the provisions regarding workers’ right to refuse unsafe work. The legal rules may also be found in a regulation that was passed pursuant to Alberta OHS legislation. Once you have located the legislation or a summary of it, answer the following questions:
When can a worker refuse unsafe work?
What must an employer do when a worker refuses unsafe work?
If a worker believes the work remains unsafe, what happens then?
What section of Alberta’s legislation prohibits retaliation against workers for exercising their OHS rights?
What is the difference between notice of termination, termination pay, and severance pay? Does Alberta require that employers provide both termination and severance pay?Explain your answer.
Why are the main differences between an individual employment agreement and a collective agreement?
Describe three ways in which grievance arbitration differs from courtroom litigation.