Some months ago, I was asked to speak at the Human Resources Professional Association’s HR Law Conference to be held in Toronto on October 20, 2016. My task was to identify the notable developments in workplace human rights over the last 25 years. This was no mean feat. There were so many cases to consider.
This past month, my colleagues and I have been thinking and writing a lot about religious and cultural observances in the workplace and with Passover around the corner, I thought it would be timely to address how this very important Jewish holiday intersects with the law of religious accommodation. In a couple of weeks, Jews