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Terminating for cause without cause

An Ontario court recently severely punished an employer that terminated an employee for cause without cause, which action to terminate undeservedly resulted in a criminal trial and cost the employee his reputation, marriage, and self-worth.

Employee travel expenses

In this document, the CRA deals with whether a taxable benefit would arise where an employer provides an automobile allowance to and reimburses certain meals and lodging expenses of employees that agree to work at a different work location. (In PDF)

Derogatory and threatening Facebook postings about supervisors justified dismissal for cause

An Alberta labour arbitration case, Canada Post Corp. v. Canadian Union of Postal Workers has ruled that an employee’s derogatory and threatening Facebook postings about her supervisors justified dismissal for cause.

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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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