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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Weed in the workplace, a primer for employer action

Medically authorized marijuana is currently legal in Canada and in 2018 it is expected that recreational marijuana will become legal as well. Employers should take a proactive approach in dealing with this changing landscape. (In PDF)

Pay equity and equal pay: What is the difference?

The Ontario Pay Equity Commission is reviewing the many changes that are part of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Bill 148) and implications for pay equity compliance.

Paternity leave may be in the works

The federal government is looking into more changes to parental leave and employment insurance benefits. They are in the process of consulting with experts on various options on how to create dedicated leave for new fathers and a new EI benefit similar to what exists in Quebec.

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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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