Canadian Employment News Series November 2016

Canadian Employment News Series

Employment Alert

The Supreme Court of Canada will once again be looking at the issue of which members of the workforce should have the protection of human rights legislation. A recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision casts doubt on the reliability of the Johnstone test in establishing family status discrimination. Also, a case study that demonstrates the importance of setting out key terms and conditions of employment in clearly worded agreements.

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