Human Rights, Discrimination and Accommodation - Articles & Videos
What are the legal obligations of the employee and those of the employer when it comes to accommodation and childcare?
What happens when you ask your employer for some flexibility in your work schedule because of your obligations to your children?
In recent years, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) have come to the forefront and its importance became more widely accepted in theory. However, some organizations pay “lip service” to the concept without actually making meaningful changes, and others would like to make a positive difference but aren’t sure how.
The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently released a decision in which it penalized a complainant for blatant abuse of the system.
The holidays are just around the corner. We are in the middle of a pandemic. While there may not be in-person celebrations this year, and many employees are working remotely, employers continue to have obligations to their employees, such as providing a safe workplace to all employees and accommodating employees up to the point of undue hardship.
Many of Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliance deadlines have come and gone, and more are coming.
Discriminatory dress codes reinforce stereotypical and sexist notions about females, and can lead to discrimination in the workplace.