Argument at work
January 11, 2018

Can an employee claim workplace discrimination against an employee from another company? According to the recent Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) case of British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62, the answer, in some circumstances, is yes. In Schrenk, the SCC found that s.13(1)(b) of the British Columbia Human Rights Code (“Code”), […]

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Largest Ever Award for Human Rights Breach

August 6, 2013

In OPSEU (Ranger) and Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, The Grievance Settlement Board has awarded the largest amount ever for b Read More...

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Facebook Comments Discriminatory, Violate Human Rights Code

July 4, 2013

In Perez-Moreno v. Kulczycki (“Perez-Moreno”), the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal determined that an employee’s comments on her personal Facebook Read More...

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Verbal Threat Considered Workplace Violence Resulting in Employee’s Termination — Bill 168

October 25, 2011

The first arbitration decision provides well needed insight into how the Bill 168 amendments are to function in the workplace and how they may be used Read More...