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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

An employee could have received 36 months’ notice

In a recent Ontario Superior Court case, the unofficial rule of thumb of one month of notice per year of service with an upper limit of about 24 months was set aside when an employee was awarded a 30-month notice period. The Court also held that it would have awarded more, 36 months in fact, if the employee had asked for it.

Protection against arbitrary dismissal

Subject to formal adjudication, section 240 of the Canada Labour Code allows an employer to dismiss a non-union employee who has completed at least twelve consecutive months of continuous employment only if it can show reasonable grounds for doing so.

Mandatory JHSC training moving online

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has announced that they are in the process of making changes to the mandatory certification classroom joint health and safety committee (JHSC) training to reduce the burden on businesses while maintaining standardized, high-quality training accessible to all workers across Ontario.

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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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