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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Supreme Court rules on drug-related dismissal

The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal in a case involving an Alberta worker who was fired by a mining company after testing positive for drug use.

Harassment as an independent cause of action

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision has found that workplace harassment is a cause for legal action, the tort of harassment.

Server awarded damages for sexual harassment

A restaurant server who experienced three instances of sexual harassment in her employment was awarded $15,000 in general damages.

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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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