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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Worker could sue executive officer for massage, but not employer

This case sets the standard for determination of whether a worker’s right of action is taken away against an executive officer of the worker’s employer. (login required)

Mental health stress test met, WSIB benefit should be allowed

The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal allowed a worker’s appeal and confirmed that the worker was entitled to WSIB benefits because of traumatic mental stress. Both the objective part and the subjective part of the two-part test were…

How to avoid employer liability under Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation

What’s wrong with this picture: Your employee is on Facebook over her lunch break, when she notices that her friend’s brother is the president of a start-up that could likely use your company’s services. She retrieves his email address from Facebook and…

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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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