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Discrimination based on ethnic background during hiring process

The Ontario Human Rights Commission recently made a decision on a case that focused on discrimination based on ethnic background and place of origin. When the employee was given a one day trial on the job and disclosed where he was from after being asked by his employer, he was terminated. Did that constitute discrimination?

Amendments to Old Age Security regulations

With the aim to protect and improve the Old Age Security system in Canada as the population ages, the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development for the national government is working on amendments to the pension system for 2013.

What employers should remember when hosting company parties

As we enter the holiday season, so too do we enter the holiday party season. But as the holiday cheer begins to flow, employers face a number of concerns that can be addressed with some extra planning. (In PDF)

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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 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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