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Implications of Canada’s aging population for the workforce

The Department of Finance of Canada recently released a report on the implications of the nation’s aging population and its effect on Canada’s economy, as well as the overall climate for employment.

Employer did not take reasonable steps to prevent the death of a summer student

The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta just allowed an appeal and confirmed that when an employer did not take reasonable steps to prevent the death of a summer student, the employer violated the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and was therefore convicted on two counts.

Harassment claims in a nursing home dismissed as disciplinary action

Two harassment claims from an employee of an Ontario nursing home were dismissed by the Ontario Labour Relations Board recently, citing the claims as misinterpretations of regular disciplinary action on behalf of the employer.

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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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