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Workplace inspection blitzes and initiatives 2018–19 schedule

The Ontario Ministry of Labour proactive inspection blitz and initiative schedules for the Occupational Health and Safety Program and the Employment Standards Program in October 2018 have been announced. The next round of inspection blitzes and initiative takes place…

Changes to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act for temporary employment agencies

On April 6, 2018, the Ontario government proclaimed amendments to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act,1997 (WSIA) under Schedule 5, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (Bill 18) in force so that new Regulations can be enabled to…

Current and upcoming minimum wage

There is only one minimum hourly wage for Manitoba employees, regardless of age. On October 1, 2018, the province of Manitoba will increase the minimum wage to…

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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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