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Exemption for Employer Health Tax increasing in 2014

The Ontario government has tabled legislation to increase the exemption for the Employer Health Tax starting January 1, 2014.

Discriminatory dismissal decision overturned

Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal adjudicators are hardly infallible, as the Divisional Court recently demonstrated by finding the tribunal lacked justification for its 2012 decision that an employer had discriminated against an employee who suffered depression and had faced regular harassment.

Employment relationships and the employer health tax

Legislation in Ontario does not specify what constitutes an employer-employee relationship, but the courts have treated the issue extensively. The Ministry of Finance recently updated its guidance document on employer-employee relationships with respect to the employer health tax.

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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 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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