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Game, Set, Equality! The Human Rights Tribunal’s Decision on Gender Equality in Recreational Tennis
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2018

Miller v. InterCounty Tennis Association is a recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”), which highlights the broad


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


Tribunal Finds That School Boards Are Not Required to Give Parents “Absolute Power” to Make Decisions About Education
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2018

On December 29, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) released its decision in U.M. v. York Region District School Board. In


Supreme Court of Canada Adopts a Broad Interpretation of Discrimination “Regarding Employment” under the B.C. Human Rights Code
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2018

Can an employee claim discrimination under the B.C. Human Rights Code (the “Code”) against a co-worker on a job site who is not a superior and has a


Human Rights Law: 2017 In Review
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2018

Human rights issues continue to be amongst the most common and tricky issues affecting employers today. Key developments in the case law reflect


"Forced Labour" Case To Go To Trial
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2017

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently confirmed that customary international law may be used as a basis to seek damages from B.C. Companies


Tribunal Rules That Requests for Guide Dog in Classroom Must be Assessed Based on Each Student's Educational Needs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2017

On August 30, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal for Ontario (“HRTO”) released its decision in J.F. v Waterloo Catholic District School Board, 2017 HRTO


Employers May Request an Independent Medical Examination (IME) in Certain Circumstances
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2017

The Superior Court of Justice affirmed the Tribunal's decision that in certain circumstances, the employer's procedural duty to accommodate may permit


The Supreme Court of Canada Examines the Discriminatory Nature of an Alcohol, Illegal Drugs and Medication Policy
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2017

In June 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada in the matter of Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp, 2017 CSC 30, rendered an important decision with respect


Commission Releases Policy Statement on Religious Accommodation in Schools
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2017

On March 31, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the "Commission") released a Policy Statement on Religious Accommodation in Schools (the