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Flexible paid time off is no substitute for personal emergency leave

In a recent Ontario labour arbitration decision, an arbitrator upheld two grievances filed by a trade union against an employer that refused to allow employees to take personal emergency leave if they had already used all the “floater days” that they were allowed under a collective agreement.

HTRO denies absolute right to medical marijuana at workplace

The issues of drug use in the workplace, accommodation of a disability and termination for cause intersected in the recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision where it was held that there is no absolute right to use medical marijuana in the workplace.

Work from home arrangement great perk but has pitfalls

According to a recent Robert Half International study, job seekers are enticed by work from home options, but are aware of the pitfalls.

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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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