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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Family status accommodation guide for employers

In the wake of recent precedent-setting decisions on the accommodation of family status, the Canadian Human Rights Commission has released a brief guide that outlines what employers should do about employee requests for family status accommodation to ensure a productive work environment…

Employer-paid personal trainer and nutritionist

Are employer-subsidized personal training and nutritionist services taxable employment benefits? (In PDF)

Policy addresses mental health disabilities and addictions

Mental health disabilities are increasingly common, and employers are obliged by law to deal fairly with employees who suffer from them. The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released a “Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions” to help employers understand the issues and associated legal obligations…

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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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