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Another one bites the dust – Mass closures and employer responsibilities to employees

Another large fashion retailer has fallen out of style with consumers, closing its doors for good across Canada. What are the employer’s obligations to employees? (In PDF)

Recent arbitration confirms an employer’s duty to accommodate alcoholism

A recent case concerned an employer’s dismissal for cause of an employee of thirty-three years. The employer was found to have erroneously dismissed the employee for cause and the Office ordered the former employee to be reinstated under certain conditions.

2019–2020 payroll rates chart

This chart allows employers and HR and payroll professionals to view at a glance the Canada/Quebec pension plans, employment insurance, federal/provincial and territorial minimum wage rates, basic personal amounts, workers’ compensation premium rates and maximum assessable earnings, among others, for 2019 and 2020 rates.

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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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