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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Pay transparency legislation passed

On April 26, 2018, the Ontario government gave third reading and passed Bill 3, Pay Transparency Act, 2018, to increase transparency in hiring processes and give women more information when negotiating compensation that is equal to their male peers.

Taxability of employee discounts

This CRA Ministerial Correspondence deals with whether the CRA has changed its longstanding administrative position that employee discounts on merchandise or subsidized meals for employees are taxed. (In PDF)

Privacy during hiring process

A recent decision from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia is requiring an employer to disclose the job applications of a group of unsuccessful applicants.

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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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