Tax Information for 2012

Here are the deductions at source rates for 2012 and 2011 for Employment Insurance, Quebec Parental Insurance Plan, Quebec Pension Plan, Quebec Health Services Fund and Commission des normes du travail. These rates will help the user plan more efficiently for the current taxation year and help to prepare T4 and Relevé 1 slips for…

Ask an HR Expert – Winter

In every HR Connection, one of our HR experts will answer a frequently asked question from our readers. If you have a question, please don’t hesitate to email hr@flmontreal.com, and we may select it for our next issue! I prefer not to have written contracts when I hire new employees. Is a verbal agreement enough?…

Social Media – Make it Right for You!

Employers today are encouraged to promote teamwork, collaboration and open communication in the workplace. While the effective use of social media is a great tool to permit employees to do this effectively, many businesses prefer to completely ban the use of social media in the workplace. The question is: is it possible to allow employees…