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Employee referral fee

This CRA External Interpretation document deals with whether an amount paid by an employer to an employee for an employee referral should be included in the employee’s employment income? (In PDF)

EI sickness benefits for parents on parental leave

Effective March 24, 2013, measures are in place to provide sickness benefits of 15 weeks maximum to a person on parental leave who is unable to work because of sickness, injury or quarantine.

Employees who suffer from arthritis and how it affects their work

A recent study examined employees suffering with arthritis and how it affected their work and personal life. Researchers found that employees with arthritis experienced role overload, role conflict, role strain and role facilitation. It was found that personal strategies such as positive framing and contextual factors such as support were important in contributing to or improving role balance/imbalance.

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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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