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Factors to consider when drafting a bonus plan

The method used to calculate employee bonuses is ultimately a business decision; however, once you decide how you want to calculate the bonuses, you need to look at the legal implications in drafting and applying the bonus plan… (In PDF)

Study: Understanding public-private sector differences in work absences, 2012

In 2012, full-time employees in the public sector took 12.4 days off for sickness and personal or family responsibilities, compared with 8.3 days in the private sector—a difference of 4.1 days. The difference can be attributed to several factors. (In PDF)

Updated rules for electronically filing records of employment

Service Canada has updated its Secure Automated Transfer service for records of employment (ROE SAT) with rigorous validation rules, which aim to improve the process of sending large batches of ROEs electronically. Specifically, organizations that use the ROE SAT must follow the new rules in order for the ROE SAT system to accept the ROEs. This will mean…

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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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