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Increasing jury pay

Employees have a mandatory obligation to serve as jurors if they are called. Employees who serve as jurors are provided with jury pay in each jurisdiction in Canada by the justice system under the federal or provincial Jury Act. However…

Canadian businesses may face sanctions under new European Union privacy law

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018. As a result, Canadian businesses that collect personal information about residents of the European Union whether they’re tourists, students, online customers or employees…

Study: Wages up to the age of 40, 1978 to 2015

A new Statistics Canada study addresses this important information gap by examining the cumulative earnings of successive cohorts of Canadians over the 12-year period from age 28 or 29 through to age 39 or 40, beginning in 1978. (In PDF)

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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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