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Employer properly withheld documents in access to information request
Alberta’s privacy commissioner confirmed that an employer properly withheld certain information from an employee because the personal information of a…

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds nearly $200,000 in damages for loss of disability benefits during common law notice period
Reasonable notice under the common law requires employers to dismiss their employees with proper notice or pay in lieu thereof. If the employer chooses the latter, it must make the employee whole for the common law period of reasonable notice. (In PDF)

Employer relied on outdated discipline for threat; dismissal void
An Ontario labour arbitrator just allowed an employee’s grievance after the employer terminated him for swearing, refusing to leave the workplace and threatening the vice-president with a shovel. There was absolutely no…

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B. Managing Editor

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 18 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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