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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Frustration of contract due to terminal illness

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently concluded that when the employee who subsequently passed away took a leave of absence after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, the contract became frustrated because it was highly unlikely he would ever recover…

Duty to make your employment practices accessible

Effective January 1, 2016, under the employment standards of the AODA, organizations with 50 or more employees have to have measures in place to make their employment practices accessible.

Perhaps there is such a thing as a free lunch

An Alberta labour arbitrator concluded that, although an employee consumed store product without first paying for it, the employer’s termination of the employee with cause was not warranted.


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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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