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Release signed on termination deemed unenforceable:

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice just struck down an “unconscionable” release signed on termination of employment..

Hard lessons for Home Hardware:

Home Hardware’s advertising speaks of “home owners helping home owners.” A decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal suggests that where Home Hardware could use some help is in the area of conducting workplace investigations. (in PDF)

Stoned and injured, worker still entitled to WCB benefits:

The Appeals Commission for Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Board had to decide whether a worker’s violation of the alcohol and drug policy excluded him from temporary total disability 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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