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Gender identity and access to women’s washroom facilities

Would it be discriminatory to prohibit a pre-operative, male-to-female transsexual from entering a women’s washroom? The answer should be of interest to any employer or business offering services or accommodation to the public. (In PDF)

Performance review must take into consideration a person’s disability

An employer discriminated against an employee when a manager negatively evaluated the employee without considering how the employee’s disability, type II diabetes, affected the employee’s performance. Unfortunately, this appraisal formed the basis for termination…

Events leading up to human rights complaint were relevant

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal just dismissed a motion by an employer to limit the tribunal’s inquiry surrounding an employee’s human rights complaints based on the grounds of race and national/ethnic origin and retaliation.

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Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 15 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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