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Tribunal addresses disabled employee resignations

In addition to affirming that an employee’s resignation must be clear and unequivocal to be valid, this case tells us that employers do not have a greater onus when it comes to long-term disabled employees who resign.

Court stays criminal negligence charge against worker

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice stayed a criminal negligence charge against a boom truck worker who pleaded guilty to an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge three years earlier after causing a workplace fatality.

The long reach of Canadian civil liability for human rights impacts of foreign operations

The Court of Appeal for British Columbia has reversed the lower court’s decision in Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc. adding to the growing body of Canadian jurisprudence that supports the assumptions of jurisdictions over allegations of human rights violations by foreign subsidiaries of Canadian-based companies.

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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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