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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Employment agreement limited notice of termination valid

Two weeks of severance were equivalent to the two-year employee’s statutory entitlement, according to the Ontario Small Claims Court. However, the limiting clause might not have been acceptable for a longer-term employee…

Deductibility of membership dues

Whether annual membership dues paid to an organization are deductible in computing employment income? (In PDF)

Employer found liable for defaming former employee

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently awarded a plaintiff $30,000 in connection with defamatory statements made about him by his former company’s owners. (In PDF)


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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B. Managing Editor

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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