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Inadequate Workplace Harassment Investigation Results in $75,000 Damage Award

Canada - January 29 2020 A recent decision of Manitoba’s Human Rights Commission (the “Commission”) serves as an important reminder that developing a clear and reasonable…

Kristen Pennington.

Stop the Spread: What Employers Need to Know About Coronavirus in the Workplace

Canada - January 29 2020 The recent outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV or “Coronavirus”) in China is becoming a global health concern as it spreads, with Canada…

Dave J.G. McKechnie, Dianne Rideout, Gordana Ivanovic, Marie-Eve Jean, Shari Munk-Manel.

It's Not What You Asked, It's How You Asked It: Employer Pays the Price for Asking Human RightsBased Questions of Job Applicant

Canada - October 9 2019 A recent decision of Ontario's Human Rights Tribunal may have some employers rethinking how they frame questions to job applicants. In Haseeb v…

Paul Boshyk.

It's Not What You Asked, It's How You Asked It: Employer Pays the Price for Asking Human Rights-Based Questions of Job Applicant

Canada - October 6 2019 A recent decision of Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal may have some employers rethinking how they frame questions to job applicants. In Haseeb v…

Paul Boshyk.

Alberta Doing Away with Flexible Averaging Agreements

Canada - August 21 2019 Effective September 1, 2019, the latest amendments to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (the legislation that prescribes minimum standards of…

Gordana Ivanovic, Paul Boshyk.