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Employee recognition program

This CRA document deals with whether gifts selected from a catalogue by employees based on a points system for employment-related activities, long service and other factors, are taxable. (In PDF)

When can an employer ask about a candidate’s availability?

Is it discriminatory to ask about a job candidate’s availability to work certain days? What if the question inadvertently reveals the candidate’s religion? In what might turn out to be a controversial decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently decided that…

Court interprets employment contract to prevent commercial absurdity

At the request of the employee, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice interpreted the termination clauses of an employment contract that the employee argued was not clear.

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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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