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Constructive dismissal when removing right to work from home

On December 27, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decided that an employee had been constructively dismissed when her employer removed the work from home three days per week arrangement.

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 initiatives takes place…

Negative references protected from defamation suit

The Ontario Court of Appeal refused to overturn the decision in Kanak v Riggin, confirming that negative statements in a work reference are protected from a defamation lawsuit.

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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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