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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

New and revised WSIB policies to reflect regulatory changes and the new rate-setting model

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has introduced several new policies and updated several policies in January 2020 in relation to the new premium rate-setting model that came into force on January 1, 2020.

Enhancement to the federal basic personal amount – Updated tables, forms and guides

The Canada Revenue Agency has updated the following guides, tables, forms and calculators in light of the enhancement to the federal basic personal amount from $12,298 to $13,229 where net income is less than or equal to $150,473.

Safety inspections only required if the employer has control of the workplace

In a recent case, the Supreme Court of Canada considered the scope of an employer’s obligation to inspect its workplace.

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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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