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Explicit warning required to fire nanny for cause

When the father of two young children found them playing unsupervised in the hallway of their condominium building, he fired their nanny on the spot, despite two years of otherwise excellent care. But the nanny, a live-in caregiver on a work permit, disputed that she left the children unsupervised. She claimed…

Reprisal doesn’t require discrimination

An employee need not prove that discrimination has occurred in order to prove that a reprisal has taken place based on a ground of discrimination. That is the key lesson of a recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Notice period and amount of damages increased for terminated older worker

The British Columbia Supreme Court decided that an older worker who was terminated one day before her 60th birthday was entitled to a significant elevation in the amount of termination notice and some other claimed benefits.

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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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