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Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Employee’s criminal sentence reduced because of potential impact on employment opportunities

Considering the potential impact of a criminal conviction on his current and potential employment opportunities, Ontario’s Superior Court has reduced the sentence of a man who was convicted of accessing a former co-worker’s email without her authorization and forwarding several emails to his personal account

OHRT is satisfied with university’s workplace investigation

We often find ourselves writing about cases where an employer’s workplace investigation has been flawed, and the legal consequences that follow. That is not the case in Morgan v. University of Waterloo. The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal concluded that the University of Waterloo got it right.

Travel expenses: meals simplified method

Can a non-transport employee making an otherwise allowable claim for meals under paragraph 8(1)(h) of the Income Tax Act use the simplified method described in IC 73-21R9? (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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