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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk


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Employers providing remote work options

According to a new survey from global staffing firm Robert Half, released by CNW Group, less than half of professionals in Canada (43 percent) said their company provides the option to work off-site.

Employees should file wrongful dismissal claims sooner than later

In a recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision, the OCA made an employer-friendly decision which will serve to reduce potential liability for wrongful dismissal claims.

Safety sensitive helicopter operation not allowed random drug and alcohol testing

The recent arbitral decision has reiterated the high bar employers must meet to justify random drug and alcohol testing in safety-sensitive workplaces. (In PDF)

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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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