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Can an employee “sign away” their human rights?: Brown v. Prime Communications Canada Inc.

The question of “can an employee “sign away” their human rights?” became relevant in a recent case. After signing a release with her employer, the Applicant filed an application with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario alleging discrimination with respect to employment because of sex contrary to the Human Rights Code.

 

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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with WSIB experience rating changes; changing the term of an employment contract and duress; and, private health services plans.

 

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