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Almost 100,000 public servants earning over $100,000

Thousands of Ontario public servants earn more than $100,000 annually, but the government wants Ontarians to know that the average salary on the so-called sunshine list has declined in four of the past five years. In 2012, the average was $127,576; in 2013, it was $127,433. However, while the average salary declined in 2013, the number of employees on the list grew by close to 9,000 to 97,796.

No discrimination based on sexual orientation

The vice-chair of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal dismissed an application alleging discrimination based on sexual orientation. The termination was not because of sexual orientation but due to demonstrated poor performance.

Current and upcoming minimum wage

There is only one minimum hourly wage for Saskatchewan employees, regardless of age. The current minimum hourly wage is $10.00 and was last changed on December 1, 2012, The government of Saskatchewan is increasing the minimum wage rate to…

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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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