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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Sick-leave benefits are crucial to employees and not to be withheld lightly

Businesses in Ontario may not deny negotiated sick-leave benefits to employees before assessing the individual employee’s claim, according to the recent arbitration decision.

Convicted for failing to reasonably protect employees

The Provincial Court of Alberta ordered Value Drug Mart Associates Ltd to pay a fine of $80,000, as well as a victim fine surcharge of 15 percent, which amounted to a total of $12,000 for failing to ensure as far as reasonably practicable the health of…

Eighteen-year tax battle a win for taxpayers, shows CRA employees owe duty of care

British Columbia’s Supreme Court found the CRA owes all tax-filers a duty of care, and had breached this duty in the case of Irvin Leroux.

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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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