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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Pay raises expected to reach 2.6 percent in 2020

According to the Mercer 2019/2020 Canadian Compensation Planning Survey released on August 22, 2019, merit-increase budgets have augmented to 2.6 percent in 2019 and are expected to remain at this level in 2020.

Employees are experiencing some degree of burnout

According to a recent study, nearly all senior managers in Canada who participated (96 percent) in the study believe their team members are experiencing some degree of burnout.

Reduce tax payments now for RRSP contributions

According to, if an employee has made his or her 2019 RRSP contributions already, the employee can complete a CRA form to get permission for his or her employer to deduct less income tax.

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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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