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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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PIPEDA receives significant makeover

The federal government has given the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) a makeover by giving royal assent to the Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) on June 18, 2015.

No resignation – termination was due to mental disability

The Alberta Human Rights Tribunal decided that an employee never actually resigned; rather, she was terminated right after requesting a leave of absence because of stress.

Family status test confirmed

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench confirmed a labour arbitrator’s decision that an employer discriminated against an employee on the ground of family status…


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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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