Accessibility is a human rights issue. When we look at how it is enacted through the Ontario Human Rights Commission, their online trainings, and their policy papers, we can plainly see that this is the case.
Archives for April 2016
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: An employee's complaint regarding video surveillance cameras pointed toward her work area without the employer informing her of the installation; an FAQ that looks at an employer's overpayment of vacation pay on a former employee's final pay; and the Ontario Ministry of Labour's plan to conduct targeted employment standards and occupational health and safety blitzes in workplaces across the province over the next year.
A recent interim decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal addressed whether a miscarriage could constitute a disability for the purposes of human rights legislation.