Human Rights Tribunal Decides Remedy in “Citizenship” Case

In a prior posting, we discussed the “liability” or fault decision of the Human Rights Tribunal in an unusual and dramatic case. That decision found that the employer had acted in a manner contrary to the Human Rights Code when it required that all new hires be eligible to work in Canada on a permanent […]

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Voting Accommodation for Employees

Canadians will go to the voting booths on October 21st to elect their federal Member of Parliament. The right to vote is an important public right for which protections have been created to ensure that employees have sufficient time off work to vote. Persons eligible to vote should be aware of their legal rights to […]

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Unionized Workers & Employment Rights

Employees form unions to bargain collectively for various financial benefits and other rights. One right given to unionized workers is the right to protest or “grieve” employment conflicts that may arise in the workplace. The overall terms of employment are found in a contract called a “collective agreement”.  One right which is given up by […]

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