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More Lessons Learned from the RCMP

Peter Merrifield commenced his service with the RCMP in 1998 and in June of 2007 commenced a civil action against the force, claiming damages for, among other things, the tort of harassment.  On February 28, 2017, Madam Justice Vallée issued a 174 page judgment, finding in favour of Mr. Merrifield and awarding him damages in

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150 Words

I chose this quote months ago when the idea for 150 Words was born. For me, it underscores the importance of our work with employers in promoting respect in the workplace, and the corresponding positive impact this has on people’s working experience: We need human rights. Whether we like it or not, religious, ethnic and

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Miscarriage as a “Disability” is a Good Reminder for Employers

It’s not entirely surprising that the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the OHRT) rendered a decision recently, holding that a miscarriage constitutes a “disability” for human rights purposes.  What is perhaps less clear is what this will mean for employers. Winnie Mou brought a human rights application against her former employer, MHPM Project Leaders, alleging discrimination

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