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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. A new decision from the British Columbia Court of Appeal only deepens this divide, which it appears only the Supreme Court of Canada may bridge. For years, family … Read more »
- Does Human Rights Legislation Apply to Job Ads on Facebook?
Technological advancements frequently outpace the law’s ability to respond to the challenges they create. With the click of a button, employers can now reach hundreds or even thousands of potential job applicants by posting advertisements on online platforms. But research suggests that this convenie … Read more »
- 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. Such complaints have been held to be properly made before human rights tribunals, which have different rules and procedures th … Read more »
- Employer’s Just Cause Assertion Backfires, Results in $1,000,000 in Liability
Ontario’s Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial decision in which an employer’s tactical pursuit of a just cause defence and counterclaim backfired catastrophically and resulted in a cumulative award of over $1 Million. In Ruston v Keddco MFG (2011) Ltd, the plaintiff was terminated from his posit … Read more »
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