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Human Rights Tribunal decision highlights difficulties with adult ADHD and accommodation requests

Canada - October 11 2013 A recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") highlights the difficulties that employers may face when dealing with…

Shane Todd

Ontario judge rules that Guatemalans’ lawsuits against Canadian mining company can proceed in Canada

Canada - August 27 2013 On July 22, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled in Choc v. Hudbay Minerals Inc. that three separate lawsuits brought by indigenous…

Christina Hall

New initiatives from the WSIB in 2013

Canada - April 10 2013 The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board ("WSIB") is in a state of flux, with many changes happening now and more on the horizon. In order to keep…

Daniel Mayer, Samantha Seabrook

Far from home, not from risk - OHS laws and Canadian workers abroad

Canada - April 2 2013 Just a few weeks ago, Islamic terrorists stormed a natural gas plant staffed by hundreds of Algerian workers and a number of foreign workers. The…

Christina Hall

HRTO orders reinstatement to employment, 10 years of back wages and more in case of disability discrimination

Canada - March 21 2013 In a sweeping remedial decision the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) has ordered a non-union employee reinstated to employment after a nearly…