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Older baby boomers’ stable careers may mean early retirements

These days, a common question is when are the baby boomers going to start retiring and free up their jobs for the next generations? Businesses, workers, job-searchers and policy-makers all have an interest in how this large demographic are going to end their careers.

Employer allowed to discipline employee for discriminatory Facebook posting

This matter concerns a disciplinary suspension imposed on a teacher in connection with a discriminatory Facebook posting about a co-worker. An Ontario labour arbitrator decided that the employer rightly disciplined the employee. However, the length of the suspension was a bit long given the lack of disciplinary record.

Federal employers can dismiss without cause

In a recent and groundbreaking case, the Federal Court upheld a federal government agency’s dismissal of an employee without cause. (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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