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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Are employers underestimating the impact of CPP/QPP upcoming changes?

Enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan and Quebec Pension Plan will begin to phase in on January 1, 2019. The higher costs resulting from the enhancements are a concern among employers, but few have developed strategies for addressing cost increases.

Breaching duty of care: Can individual employees be personally liable?

A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed the issue of whether individual employees can be personally liable for breaching a duty of care owed to a customer. (In PDF)

Dismissal and punitive damages due to employee theft and dishonesty

The Supreme Court of British Columbia awarded general and punitive damages against a shareholding general manager and an employee for stealing products from the employer for private resale.

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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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