Family Workplace Issues

Human Rights – Family Status The law is beginning to catch up to the modern struggle of work-life balance, as many employees seek to maintain both a fulfilling career and family responsibilities. We’ve previously blogged about how the Human Rights Tribunal has been treating situations where employees claim they have been discriminated against by their […]

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Recent HRTO case indicates new direction for family status discrimination claims

In its recent decision in Misetich v. Value Village Stores Inc., the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) declined to follow existing case law on family status discrimination and appears to have embarked on a new direction. This decision raises questions on the status of the law on such discrimination. What Happened? The employee in […]

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