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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Another alcohol and drug testing policy shot down

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice decided that an association’s company’s alcohol and drug testing policy requiring testing of employees before they accessed the workplace violated the collective agreement and the Human Rights Code.

Refusal to sign consent form to independent medical examination not cause for termination

In Metro Vancouver v Greater Vancouver Regional District Employees’ Union, a British Columbia labour arbitrator decided that it was unjust to terminate an employee for refusing to sign consent forms and participate in an independent medical exam to…

Consultation on mandatory LTD insurance regulations

On January 16, 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Finance launched a public consultation on regulations to support the new requirement to insure long-term disability benefits. (In PDF)

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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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