Can an Employer’s “Clean Shaven Policy” Constitute Discrimination Based on Sex or Gender Expression?

A recent decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Browne v. Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations (2016), 2016 HRTO 62 [Browne], addresses a novel question in Ontario human rights jurisprudence: is a man’s decision to grow a particular type of facial hair capable of being protected under Ontario’s Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.19? […]

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