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Flexibility to start or leave work does not impact original employment contract

A recent appellate decision confirms that employer flexibility in granting occasional requests, such as the time to start and end work, does not always modify the original employment contract.

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.

Nearly 9 in 10 workers come to work sick

According to Accountemps, a Robert Half company, more than one-quarter (89 percent) of professionals always go to the office with cold or flu symptoms.

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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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