EMPLOYMENT Course Review
1. You should know the difference between employees (servants) and independent contractors.
Furthermore, you should understand the difference between them and agents.
2. You should be able to distinguish between a contract of indefinite hiring and a term contract of
employment, and the different implications these may have for dismissal, notice periods,
damages and requirement of writing.
3. You should understand the application of the Alberta Human Rights, Citizenship and
Multiculturalism Act to contract for employment, from the recruitment stage all the way through
4. You should understand the degree of responsibility an employer has for the acts of his
employee, and for those of a