Human Rights - Articles & Videos
Can an employee who discloses a medical issue, or who goes on a medical leave of absence, be dismissed? Contrary to popular belief, the answer is yes. However, to avoid liability, the employer must be able to show that the dismissal was entirely unrelated.
When an employee has a cause of action against their current or former employer, there may be multiple venues available to them to pursue damages. Generally speaking, the employee must choose one venue in which to seek their damages.
Whether you’re an employee or an employer, you’ve probably encountered an accommodation situation. Perhaps as an employee, you need some form of accommodation but are unsure as to how to proceed. In this video, Nadia outlines the concept of “duty to accommodate” and talks about an employee’s responsibilities under this duty.
Did CTV do anything wrong in the termination of Lisa LaFlamme’s position as anchor? In this video update, Stuart looks at the situation and addresses the issue of gender and sex discrimination and the broader context of human rights breaches when terminating an employee.
Whether or not you can lose your job for refusing to be vaccinated, and how medical or religious exemptions factor in, will be an on-going issue for employers and their employees.
Whether you are an employee or an employer, you have probably encountered an accommodation situation. Here’s what you need to know.
Delay in retirement past the traditional golden age can make it difficult for employers who want to engage in a long-term strategy or succession planning.