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Nova Scotia Aims To Supercharge Start-Up Growth With Revised Equity Tax Credit
On January 17, 2019, NSFTB announced changes to the Province's Equity Tax Credit program, a popular tax credit program that has been in place since 1994 and utilized by many Nova Scotia companies and investors...
Canada
25 Jan 2019
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New Brunswick Employers Now Need To Accommodate Family Status
New Brunswick has added "family status" as a protected ground in its Human Rights Act. All other jurisdictions in Canada have already made this move.
Canada
11 May 2017
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Human Rights Commission Tackles Racial Profiling
This year, a Nova Scotia Human Rights Board concluded that a woman had been discriminated against on the basis of her race and/or colour when wrongfully accused of shoplifting at a grocery store.
Canada
8 Sep 2016
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Employer's Denial Of Request For Summer Off, A Breach Of Human Rights
Family status cases continue to work through human rights tribunals across the country.
Canada
25 Apr 2016
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#Familystatus: A Top Trend In 2015 Canadian Employment Law
Several of our publications this year have outlined several court's consideration of "family status" under human rights legislation regarding an employer's obligation to accommodate an employee with respect to childcare duties.
Canada
24 Dec 2015
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Unprecedented Damage Award For Violation Of Human Rights
The case, O.P.T. v. Presteve Foods Ltd., 2015 HRTO 675, involved two sisters, O.P.T. and M.P.T., who came from Mexico as temporary foreign workers to work for the employer.
Canada
24 Dec 2015
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Is The Failure To Provide Parental Leave "Top-Up" Benefits Discriminatory?
In considering the complaint, the Board of Inquiry provided useful guidance on the meaning of discrimination in Nova Scotia, and the protected ground of "family status".
Canada
6 Jul 2015
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Termination Of Benefits For Employees Over 65
The number of workers over the age of 65 has risen significantly in recent years.
Canada
20 Mar 2015
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