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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Employer retaliated against employee one day after complaining to the Ministry of Labour

The Ontario Labour Relations Board has decided that an employee who was fired one day after complaining to the Ministry of Labour that she felt threatened by “disgruntled and aggressive clients” of her employer was entitled to damages for the retaliatory discharge…

When unilateral management policies are invalid: The renewed power of the KVP test

Policies that arbitrators have found are reasonable in some other workplace, or even in most other workplaces, might not be reasonable in your own workplace. The answer will depend on the extent to which the rule or policy interferes with the particular interests of each affected employee group…

Release signed by complainant valid and enforceable

The chair of the Alberta Human Rights Commission has upheld a severance agreement that was struck between an employer and terminated employee, rendering the release valid and enforceable.

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Yosie Saint-Cyr

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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