Laws on Working Alone are Being Re-Evaluated by Alberta H&S Inspectors After Two Violent Robberies

The Alberta government plans to inspect 200 convenient stores and gas bars after two separate robberies lead to the death of two clerks.  These inspections will cover current legislation related to working alone, workplace violence, paycheck deductions and employing young workers. The need for these inspections is to help determine the next steps in the review of occupational health and safety and employment standards laws.  Read more here.



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