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Do your termination clauses adequately address benefit continuation?

A recent decision in Ontario highlights yet another consideration in the drafting of termination clauses that seeks to limit an employee’s entitlement to minimum employment standards that is ensuring minimum benefit continuation. (In PDF)

Parking lot owned by employer; collision involving employees was in the course of employment

The vice-chair of the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal just confirmed that when two employees were involved in a motor vehicle collision in the employer’s parking lot, that collision took place in the course of employment.

Language discrimination

Can an employer require employees to speak only a certain language in and around the workplace? A related question is: can an employer only hire employees with certain language skills? It should be no surprise that the answer to these questions is—maybe. (In PDF)

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B. Managing Editor

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 18 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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