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Divided Supreme Court suggests standard of review framework is unsettled
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 21 2018

The Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) split decision in Canada (Canadian Human Rights Commission) v. Canada (Attorney General) (the Decision), issued

Over (65) and Out in Benefit Plans is Unconstitutional HRTO Rules
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 14 2018

On May 18, 2018, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") released its interim decision in Talos v Grand Erie District School Board. The

Salaries Paid To Student Employees: An Important Decision by the Québec Human Rights Tribunal Regarding Discrimination Based on Social Condition and Age
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2018

On May 11, 2018, the Québec Human Rights Tribunal(the “Tribunal”) ordered the Aluminerie de Bécancour (“ABI”) to pay its student employees damages to

Social Media and Recruitment
  • SpringLaw
  • Canada
  • May 23 2018

It has become commonplace for employers to review the social media presence of candidates before hire. A look at a candidate’s Facebook profile

Racial Profiling and Human Rights: Important Reminders from a Recent HRTO Decision
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 23 2018

The recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision of Wickham v Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant 2018 HRTO 500 provides some important reminders on

Transnational Business and Human Rights: Risks and Rewards
  • Volterra Fietta
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • May 21 2018

Multinational businesses face new litigation and compliance risks in the rapidly-developing field of transnational human rights law. Courts in both

I signed a release. Can I still bring a human rights application against my employer?
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2018

The Ontario Human Rights Code does not explicitly prevent an applicant from bringing an application against hisher employer after having executed a

Rey v. Milestones - B.C. Human Rights Tribunal permits curious case of discrimination to be heard
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • May 8 2018

The recent case of Rey v. Milestones Grill Bar, 2018 BCHRT 57 has garnered considerable media attention due to the unusual circumstances leading up

Recent Human Rights Tribunal Decision: Record Damage Award
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2018

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "HRTO") recently awarded one of its highest damage awards to date. In A.B. v. Joe Singer Shoes Limited, the

The Right Person For The Job: Nova Scotia Human Rights Board Finds Duty to Accommodate Prospective Employees
  • Cox & Palmer
  • Canada
  • March 22 2018

It is by now widely understood among employers across Canada that there is an obligation to accommodate employees with disabilities to the point of