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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Shocking communications with a job applicant cost employer $8,000 in damages

When an employer denied a job candidate’s application with a text message saying, “I don’t hire foreners I keep the white man working” (his spelling not mine!), the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal had no trouble finding that the job applicant experienced di

Violation of last chance agreement v. duty to accommodate

A Manitoba arbitrator decided that an employee with a valid disability should be reinstated after being terminated for violating a last chance agreement twice.

Demotion of employee is a constructive dismissal

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has found that a long-term employee of a railway company was indeed constructively dismissed when he was demoted instantly to a position with lesser pay and fewer responsibilities.

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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 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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