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Tribunal Awards Four Years' Lost Wages To Job Applicant Who Lied About Immigration Status
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") recently awarded $101,363.16, representing four years' lost salary, and $15,000.00 for injury to dignity,...
Canada
2 Oct 2019
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Think You Suffered Family Status Discrimination? First Things First – Were You Employed In Ontario Or B.C.?
The law governing family status discrimination under human rights legislation is unsettled and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Canada
2 May 2019
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Has BC Court Opened The Door To More Court Claims Of Harassment?
Since the early 1980s, plaintiffs have been precluded from bringing court actions solely predicated on suffering discrimination or harassment under human rights legislation.
Canada
26 Apr 2019
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British Columbia To Reinstate Human Rights Commission
B.C. Premier John Horgan announced earlier this month that the province will reinstate its Human Rights Commission.
Canada
23 Aug 2017
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AODA Customer Service Standard Changed July 1
Welcome back from your early summer vacation - Changes to the Customer Service Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 ("AODA") came into effect on July 1.
Canada
27 Jul 2016
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New Limits On Criminal Records Checks
The Ontario Government has passed legislation which imposes new restrictions on criminal record checks. All employers that rely on such checks should take note.
Canada
4 Feb 2016
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Turning Of The Tides? Record Setting Human Rights Damage Award Overturned In British Columbia
Over the past few years, we have seen a number of cases in Canada where human rights tribunals have awarded record setting damage awards to employees who have been subject to discrimination in the workplace.
Canada
21 Oct 2015
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Double The Previous Record Awarded In Damages For Sexual Harassment
As we have noted in previous updates, the size of general damages awarded by human rights tribunals has trended sharply higher in recent years.
Canada
15 Jun 2015
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The Limits On The Duty To Accommodate
A recent case from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario provides guidance to employers on the extent of the duty to accommodate.
Canada
17 Apr 2015
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Failure To Mitigate Reduces Damages In Human Rights Claim
In the wake of the Divisional Court’s decision in the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board v Fair, human rights damages have been a hot topic.
Canada
10 Nov 2014
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