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Bill to enhance CPP introduced, part 2

On October 6, 2016, the federal government introduced Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act, to enhance the Canada Pension Plan. Upon receiving royal assent, the legislation will provide for the making of additional contributions by employers and employees, phased in over a five year period, beginning in 2019; reaching an additional contribution rate of one percent by 2023.

It’s all in your head! When should you report a head injury

When should you report a head injury? Immediately! Any delays in reporting the injury and seeking medical attention may cause a WSIB adjudicator to determine that there is no proof of injury and deny the claim. (In PDF)

Shoan v. Attorney General: Five lessons learned the hard way

In the following case, a former employer argued that an investigation, after an internal harassment complaint, had violated the basic principles of procedural fairness and natural justice. Justice Zinn, who presided over the case, agreed.

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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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