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Employee’s secret pay raise and bonus constitute “just cause” for dismissal

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently upheld an employer’s after-acquired cause defense, and found that an employee’s secret pay raise and bonus warranted his summary dismissal.

Study finds benefits outweigh costs for workplaces that accommodate people with mental illness

According to a new study on the business case of accommodating mental illnesses, for employers, the economic benefits of hiring and accommodating workers with mental illnesses outweigh the costs.

Provincial Cannabis Act

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government announced Monday, August 13, 2018, that the previous Liberal government’s cannabis framework is being scrapped. The government will allow recreational pot to be sold in retail stores on April 1, 2019, while the province will handle online sales starting October 17, 2018 through the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS).

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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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