The Ontario Human Rights Commission recently made a decision on a case that focused on discrimination based on ethnic background and place of origin. When the employee was given a one day trial on the job and disclosed where he was from after being asked by his employer, he was terminated. Did that constitute discrimination?
With the aim to protect and improve the Old Age Security system in Canada as the population ages, the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development for the national government is working on amendments to the pension system for 2013.
As we enter the holiday season, so too do we enter the holiday party season. But as the holiday cheer begins to flow, employers face a number of concerns that can be addressed with some extra planning. (In PDF)