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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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What you need to know about cannabis legalization and workplace safety

Updating health and safety policies to ensure everyone knows what to do about impairment in the workplace. (In PDF)

Employers having difficulty filling positions

According to a survey on talent shortage by Manpower of 2000 employers, 41 percent of Canadian employers report having difficulty filling jobs. The talent shortage hasn’t been this severe since 2006.

No upper limit on common law notice periods

The issues of whether there is a maximum common law notice period and when an employee is required to accept a job offer from a purchaser of a business to meet their duty to mitigate were recently addressed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

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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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