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Social Insurance Number Regulations

The legislative amendments respecting social insurance numbers contained in the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act resulted in several discrepancies between the legislative and regulatory provisions, and required amendments to the Employment Insurance Regulations and the implementation of a new Social Insurance Number Regulations.

Sixty-year-old job applicant denied interview wins discrimination complaint

A legal publisher found itself facing a complaint of age discrimination when an unconscious stereotype led a human resources contractor to misinform a 60-year-old applicant for a legal writing position. The employer hired a younger person with less experience who quit after a week and let another similarly qualified candidate get away but didn’t interview the older applicant.

CPP Regulation amendments eliminate work cessation test, SIN cards

The federal government has made changes to the Canada Pension Plan Regulations to allow Canadians to continue working after they begin receiving their pension, and to affirm the move away from social insurance number cards.

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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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