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Recent developments and limits on the duty to accomodate
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • June 27 2012

...INTRODUCTION By this point in time, it is presumed that most employers are familiar with the need to avoid discrimination and to reasonably accommodate disabled employees to the point of undue...

Case note: new Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 27 2015

...The Ontario Human Rights Commission issued a new Policy on Preventing Discrimination because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression...

An update on age discrimination
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • November 19 2012

...The Ontario Human Rights Code (the “Code”) prohibits discrimination based upon age in the delivery of services, goods and facilities, in accommodation and in contracts and employment. “Age...

Dealing with diversity - global workplace discrimination law and practice
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • USA, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India
  • September 30 2015

...Dealing with diversity Global workplace discrimination law and practice Introduction Receiving complaints of discrimination, harassment or victimisation can be especially worrying and stressful...

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies test for discrimination under the Human Rights Code
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2013

...In Peel Law Association v. Pieters, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed that the test for finding prima facie discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code does not require...

Alberta Human Rights Commission E-Learning
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 25 2015

...The Alberta Human Rights Act provides protection from discrimination based on grounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, age, physical disability, mental...

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies Human Rights Code test for discrimination
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2013

...Background Decision Comment In Peel Law Association v Pieters the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed that the test for finding prima facie discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code does...

The Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies the test for discrimination
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Canada
  • September 24 2013

...Recently, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that the test for establishing a case of discrimination is not a strict one. In Peel Law Assn. v. Pieters (2013 ONCA 396), two lawyers alleged...

Your Workplace Is More Than Just A Collection Of Your Employees
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 20 2017

...The Supreme Court of Canada has expanded the definition of workplace discrimination beyond the formal employer employee relationship. In a decision dated December 15th, 2017, the Court decided...

The Canadian Human Rights Act gets an update with the addition of “gender identity or expression”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2017

...grounds of discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act (the “Act”). In particular, section 3(1) of the Act now reads: Prohibited grounds of discrimination 3 (1) For all purposes of this Act...