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Discussing a former employee’s EI claim with Service Canada

A recent preliminary ruling in a complaint of unjust dismissal held that an employer would not be permitted to assert dismissal for misconduct because, according to the adjudicator, the issue had already been determined in an EI Officer’s decision to award EI benefits to the dismissed employee.

Employees with mental stress injuries suffered at work

A recent Divisional Court decision has confirmed that employees with mental stress injuries suffered at work must receive Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) benefits and may not sue for damages.

Labour relations changes under Bill 66

On March 21, 2019, Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019, was referred for third reading in the Ontario Legislature by the Standing Committee on General Government, with amendments to the Labour Relations Act changes.

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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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