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Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Amending a T4A

This CRA technical interpretation document deals with what circumstances give rise to the need to amend a T4A. (In PDF)

Offensive, threatening and inappropriate Facebook comments just cause for termination

A Newfoundland and Labrador arbitrator decided to uphold an employer’s just cause termination for some extremely offensive, threatening and downright inappropriate Facebook comments related to the workplace and posted by an employee. Given the severity of the comments, there were not enough mitigating factors to support a substitution of the termination with a lesser penalty.

Regulation elaborates on compassionate care leave

Effective February 1, 2014, Alberta added provisions to the Employment Standards Code regarding the new compassionate care leave. To give full effect to the leave, the Alberta government enacted a Regulation to provide information on classes of persons included in the definition of family member.

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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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