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January 24, 2018

A recent Ontario appeal decision serves as a reminder that courts in Occupational Health and Safety Act cases can award fines higher than what the prosecutor requests. Last summer, in R. v. Matcor Automotive Inc., the Ontario Court of Justice upheld a $270,000 fine imposed by a Justice of the Peace in a case of […]

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Reinstatement of Employee After Almost a Decade and Over $400,000 in Back Pay and Damages

November 9, 2015

In Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board v. Fair, the Divisional Court of Ontario upheld the 2012 and 2013 Tribunal decisions to reinstate an emplo Read More...

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Not All Disabilities Are Created Equally!

January 19, 2015

In Li v. Aluma Systems Inc. and Scott Baird, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal explained that not all medical conditions meet the criteria to Read More...

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Failure to Inform Employer Means No Discrimination

September 11, 2012

In Susan Kovios v. Inteleservices Canada Inc., Ms. Kovios brought a Human Rights Application against her former employer alleging discrimination durin Read More...