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Termination of employee who issued threats justified

An Ontario labour arbitrator decided that when the employer terminated the employee after the employee made some disturbing, intimidating, threatening comments, that termination was justified. The employee’s actions constituted…

Actions of employer not reprisal under OHSA

The employee made a claim under the Act that the employer engaged in an unlawful reprisal against her contrary to section 50 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The problem was…

Worker assaulted during work hours entitled to WCB benefits

Does being on a paid break in the course of employment? In this case, yes. The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal has awarded workers’ compensation benefits to a bus driver who was assaulted by a stranger…

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Yosie Saint-Cyr

Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 15 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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