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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Employers can’t avoid common law notice by paying ESA minimums

A recent case from Ontario confirms that employees who are wrongfully dismissed may pursue common-law claims regardless of their entitlement to termination pay under the Employment Standards Act.

Reasonable termination notice when there is a break in employment

The Ontario Superior Court of justice recently analyzed the appropriate period of reasonable notice of termination when there has been a break in the employment relationship.

Definition of ‘salary or wages’

Does the definition of “salary or wages” provided in subsection 248(1) of the Income Tax Act apply to the term “salaries and wages paid in the year by the corporation” for the purposes of subsection 402(3) of the Regulations? (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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