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2017 CPP contribution rates

The Canada Revenue Agency has published the Canada Pension Plan contribution rates and maximum pensionable earnings amount effective January 1, 2017.

Failure to mitigate in Ontario

Aylsworth v. Law Office of Harvey Storm is an interesting case that further defines the boundaries of what type of job employees can reasonably reject without failing in their duty to mitigate their wrongful dismissal damages. (In PDF)

Male employee fired for cause after persistent sexual annoyance of multiple female co-workers

An Ontario labour arbitrator has decided that a shelter support worker who engaged in a pattern of unwanted and offensive sexual comments involving five female co-workers, was justly terminated even though the co-workers failed to report the occurrences promptly.

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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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