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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with the interpretation and enforceability of termination clauses, changes and improvements to services, benefits and credits for Canadians for the new tax filing season and improved ways for businesses to meet their reporting obligations.


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December 31, 2012, AODA: Accessibility reporting deadline fast approaching

Ontario’s Accessibility Standard for Customer Service came into effect on January 1, 2012 for all businesses and not-for-profits in the province with more than one employee. If you have more than 20 employees, you must file an online report by December 31, 2012 to demonstrate to the government that you have achieved accessibility.


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Slaw: Internet child pornography reporting regulations

On December 6, 2011, the Internet Child Pornography Reporting Regulations were registered in the Canada Gazette and came into force. The goal of the regulations is to establish a framework necessary to implement the mechanics for the designated organizations receiving reports and service providers who report to discharge their duties under An Act respecting the mandatory reporting of Internet child pornography by persons who provide an Internet service.


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Slaw: Employers obligated to report child porn found on their computer systems

In February 2009, I read an article by Dan Michaluk from Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP on the passage of Ontario Bill 37, the Child Pornography Reporting Act, which will amend the Child and Family Services Act. This legislation will require Ontario organizations, among others, who find child pornography on their computer systems to report it to the authorities, or face serious penalties. However, to this date the Bill has not received proclamation to come into force.

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