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The Remembrance Day Bill close to being enacted

On June 21, 2017, Bill C-311, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day), passed third reading in the House of Commons. The Bill recognizes Remembrance Day (November 11) as a national legal holiday.

Update on Bill 148: Employment and labour law reform

On September 11, 2018, an amended version of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 was ordered for second reading and is currently being debated.

WSIB 2018 premium rate

On September 19, 2017, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board announced its 2018 premium rates and approved a 3.3 percent reduction to the average premium rate for 2018.

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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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