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New report reveals the top 5 challenges managers face

According to a survey conducted by SoapBox, a Toronto-based startup, the top 5 challenges managers face include:

2019–2020 payroll rates chart

This chart allows employers and HR and payroll professionals to view information at a glance on 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. The chart is updated as of November 27, 2019.

Penile picture prompts pink slip

An Alberta labour arbitrator recently considered whether a long-standing employee’s sharing of a photograph of his erect penis with his supervisor constituted sexual harassment amounting to just cause for dismissal.

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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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