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Tribunal Confirms the test for Family status discrimination is no different than for other grounds of discrimination
- March 30, 2021
- Anoop Kalsi
- Comments Off on Tribunal Confirms the test for Family status discrimination is no different than for other grounds of discrimination
Family status discrimination has been a hot issue at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, particularly because the test for family status discrimination may not have been as clear as some would hope. Much of the confusion arises as to whether the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Canada (Attorney General) v. » Read the rest
- May 28, 2014
- Comments Off on Federal Court of Appeal Rules Employers Must Accommodate Childcare Obligations
Toronto, ON, May 27, 2014 — In a unanimous decision, the Federal Court of Appeal found that it is discriminatory for employers to refuse to accommodate employees with bona fide childcare obligations. The Court upheld the decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal which ruled that Canadian National Railway (CN) discriminated against Denise Seeley by failing to accommodate her family obligations. » Read the rest
- November 6, 2013
- Comments Off on Family Responsibilities are Human Rights
Toronto, ON, November 6, 2013 – Bakerlaw strongly believes it is discriminatory to refuse to accommodate persons with bona fide responsibilities for the care of family members. We are pleased to be at the forefront of championing the rights of caregivers, a group who has suffered in silence for too long. » Read the rest