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End of the year 2012 – what’s new for payroll 2013

It’s the time of the year again when employers and/or payroll specialists have to start their 2012 T4/RL year-end process and need to know what’s new for 2013. All employee payroll records for the year in question must be updated, adjusted and cleared prior to December 31 of each year…

Pension plan member had two spouses at the time of his death: who received the death benefit?

The Ontario Court of Appeal just made a somewhat surprising decision when it overturned the decision of the trial judge and found that the pension plan member’s married spouse and her two daughters were to receive the pre-retirement death benefit. This was the finding, despite…

Award reduced because parties breached confidentiality provision in settlement agreement

A recent decision following a human rights complaint against an employer also had some negative ramifications for the employee filing the case. First, the employee breached the confidentiality provisions of the settlement agreement by telling people she had won money from her employer. In response, the employer…

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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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