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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Termination allowed after employee refused background check

In the matter of Joss Covenoho v Pendylum Inc., the Court decided that the employer was entitled to terminate the employee without cause for refusing to consent to two background checks after she had commenced employment.

The importance of an employee’s clear and unequivocal resignation

According to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, it is your job as an employer to be unperplexed when it comes to employee resignations.

Current and upcoming minimum wage

In New Brunswick, on April 1, 2017, the minimum wage will increase to $11.00 per hour. Also, on April 1, the minimum overtime rate will increase to $16.50.

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Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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