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CHRP designation change affecting HR industry across Canada

The Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations, and the provincial associations who make up the national body, excluding Ontario, aligned under the new name Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) Canada. As a result, effective October 12, 2016, the Certified Human Resources Professional designation was changed to the name CPHR – Chartered Professional in Human Resources.

Current and 2017 payroll rates chart

This chart allows employers, HR and payroll professionals to view at a glance the Canada/Quebec pension plan, employment insurance, federal/provincial and territorial minimum wage rates, and basic personal amounts, among others.

Worker’s fatal heart attack on the job deemed not work related

The following appeal comes about after a worker’s estate appealed a decision of an Appeals Resolution Officer of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, which denied entitlement for the worker’s fatal heart attack that occurred on the job. The appeal was denied because the worker’s heart attack was deemed not work related.

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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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