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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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The importance of carefully crafting employment agreements

In Tossonian v Cynphany Diamonds Inc, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reminds employers how important it is to carefully craft employment agreements and be extremely clear when it comes to whether or not it is a fixed-term contract.

‘Offensive, distasteful and inappropriate’ motivational presentation not illegal

A fair number of employees found an employer’s motivational presentation so offensive that they filed a grievance alleging discrimination and harassment.

Worker fatality leads to fine and jail sentences

An Ontario company was recently fined $250,000 and two of its directors were each ordered to serve 25 days in jail as a result of a workplace fatality. (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 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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