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Three months’ termination notice awarded after working only two months

The Ontario Superior Court just held that it was reasonable to award three months’ pay in lieu of notice upon being terminated without notice after only two months of work. After reading how the employer proceeded through this action, you may see why.

Reporting findings of an investigation to a complainant: what is required?

What happens when a workplace investigation is finished? Are the parties entitled to know the outcome and receive a copy of the report? A recent case from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario sheds light on what an employer should do when the investigation comes to an end. (In PDF)

Employment insurance: a very sensitive subject

Our federal government’s recent introduction of proposed reforms to the employment insurance system has prompted the expected furor from both sides of the debate. As Finance Minister Jim Flaherty astutely noted last week, employment insurance is “a very sensitive subject” in this country. (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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