When the father of two young children found them playing unsupervised in the hallway of their condominium building, he fired their nanny on the spot, despite two years of otherwise excellent care. But the nanny, a live-in caregiver on a work permit, disputed that she left the children unsupervised. She claimed…
An employee need not prove that discrimination has occurred in order to prove that a reprisal has taken place based on a ground of discrimination. That is the key lesson of a recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
The British Columbia Supreme Court decided that an older worker who was terminated one day before her 60th birthday was entitled to a significant elevation in the amount of termination notice and some other claimed benefits.
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