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Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with unpaid wages, a reprisal claim following an employee’s harassment complaint; and proposed AODA customer service changes.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most viewed articles on HRinfodesk this week deal with Social Insurance Number Regulation, a sixty-year old job applicant that was denied a job interview, and CPP regulation amendments that eliminate work cessation test and SIN cards.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most viewed articles on HRinfodesk this week deal with the end of production of the Social Insurance Number card, changes to the old age security pension plan and Ontario introducing three leaves of absence to help families.

 

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Have SIN card changes been well thought out?

In its omnibus budget Bill C-38, the federal government is giving itself the ability to eliminate the use of physical Social Insurance Number cards. According to an article in the May 16 issue of the Globe and Mail, actual SIN cards will no longer be issued as of March 2014. Currently Employment Insurance and Canada Pension Plan legislation requires employers to ask to see the actual card.

 

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Plastic SIN card to be phased out

In an attempt to save money, protect privacy and prevent identy theft, the Globe and Mail reports, the federal government has introduced plans within budget Bill C-38, to cut the social insurance number (SIN) card.

 

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