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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Sometimes, time won’t tell: Inducement, recruitment and reasonable notice

In a recent decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice awarded a plaintiff 14 months of reasonable notice pay despite the employee only having worked for the company for less than three years. (In PDF)

Notice period and duty to mitigate

A terminated 64-year-old employee was entitled to 12 months of pay in lieu of reasonable notice, but the payment would be made after the notice period to determine the former employee’s mitigation efforts.

Disclosure of mental illness a breach of employee privacy

On December 4, 2015, an Alberta labour arbitrator decided that an employer owed a grievor $5,000 in damages for breach of privacy due to the disclosure of the employee’s presumed mental illness during the formal review of a workplace conflict.

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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 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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