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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

2020 employment insurance premium rate and maximum insurable earnings

On September 13, 2019, the Canada Employment Insurance Commission announced the 2020 Employment Insurance premium rates.

Bad faith termination exposes employer to heightened damages

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently provided a stark message to employers that aggravated and punitive damages can result when an employee is terminated without cause in bad faith.

Court awards $50,000 in aggravated damages for unfair, bullying, bad faith conduct

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of British Columbia is an important reminder that, despite the reason for termination, employers must ensure their conduct in the manner of termination is bona fides and justifiable, or they potentially face severe consequences for their actions.

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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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