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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Retiring allowance

This Canada Revenue Agency interpretation document deals with whether an amount paid to a taxpayer on retirement qualifies as a retiring allowance. (In PDF)

Criminal charges alone for off-duty conduct not enough for just cause dismissal

A case decided by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice tells us that criminal charges alone cannot constitute just cause for dismissal of an employee for matters outside of employment.

Employer unsuccessfully sought to reduce damages awarded to employee

The Court of Appeal for Ontario provides additional insight on when moral damages are to be awarded in a wrongful dismissal case.

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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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