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Assumption about employee’s fitness proves costly

The Alberta Human Rights Tribunal is upholding the employee’s claim based on physical disability discrimination. The Tribunal was critical of assumptions the employer made about her fitness for work in the absence of proper investigation and assessment of the employee.

Privacy overhaul on the horizon

The federal government has signaled its intent to overhaul data privacy within Canada by sending a mandate letter to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, advising him to advance Canada’s Digital Charter and enhance powers for the Privacy Commissioner, in order to establish a new set of online rights.

Regulating vaping in Canada

New legislation and regulations have been proclaimed in force on July 1, 2020, to establish a new framework in Canada to regulate vaping products, which consist of vaping substances, vaping devices and their parts.

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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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