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Injured employee was terminated unjustly and in a discriminatory fashion

A union claimed that an employee was unjustly dismissed after filing a worker’s compensation claim and sought damages for breach of the collective agreement and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The union also sought a declaration that the employer unjustly interfered with the employee’s worker’s compensation claim. Well, the Ontario Labour Relations Board agreed with the Union. Here’s why…

Three-year freeze of Employment Insurance premium rates

In the hopes of creating more jobs, on September 9, 2013, the federal government announced it will freeze the Employment Insurance (EI) premium rate for employees at the 2013 level of $1.88 per $100 of insurable earnings for 2014, and additionally…

Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

The Ontario government has appointed Mayo Moran, Dean and James Marshall Tory Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, to lead a review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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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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