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Business use of cellphone required for work, employment expense-deductibility cell service plan

In recently released internal and external interpretations, the Canada Revenue Agency was asked whether an employee may deduct the cost of a basic cellular service plan. (In PDF)

Employee justly terminated for forging 16 sick notes

A federal adjudicator has held that the Canada Revenue Agency had just cause to fire one of its employees for forging signatures on 16 sick notes.

Employer violates OHSA after failing to take precautions after employee complaint

An arbitrator has concluded that an employer breached Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act when it failed to take certain precautions after an employee complained about instances of workplace harassment and violence.

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Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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