First Reference company logo

First Reference Talks

News and Discussions on Payroll, HR & Employment Law

decorative image

Ontario Government

Arbitrator orders highest damage award in history against the Ontario Government for discrimination

Arbitrator Deborah Leighton has made history in her recent decision on remedy in OPSEU (Ranger) v. Ontario (Ministry of Corrections) 2013 CanLii 50479, which was released this past July 2013 by awarding more than $100,000 in damages for breach of the Ontario Human Rights Code and the applicable collective agreement for discrimination, harassment and poisoned work environment.

 

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,