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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Appeal upholds good faith performance of unfettered right to terminate contract

In the context of termination, independent contractors are not entitled to notice—but could still be entitled to compensation upon termination.

Almost 50 percent of employers commonly offer promotions without a pay hike

According to a recent survey by OfficeTeam, almost 50 percent of Canadian employers commonly give promotions without an increase in salary.

New Employer Health Tax

British Columbia’s government’s revenues from the Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums are being eliminated effective January 1, 2020. As a result, a new payroll tax called the employer health tax will take effect on January 1, 2019, to offset the loss in revenue from medical service plan (MSP) premiums.

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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 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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