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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Duty to accommodate family status up to the point of undue hardship required

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently awarded an employee $30,000 as compensation for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect due to discrimination on the ground of family status in violation of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Insured health care set to rise

Based on actual 2018 claim trends, most plan sponsors could expect to see a three percent to five percent increase for drug, health, and dental costs.

Privacy breach due to employee leaving cellphone at event

After an employee left a cellphone at a sporting event, his organization alerted the Alberta Privacy Commissioner, which decided that the loss of the cellphone, which contained identifiable personal information of certain individuals, posed a real risk of significant harm to the individuals affected by this incident.

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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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