The circumstances that an employer must accommodate continue to expand. After all, the workplace is no longer what it used to be. So, where does the duty to accommodate come from?
Canadian Human Rights Act
In a decision dated August 9, 2019, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal made by Air Canada pilots regarding their age discrimination claim.
When it comes to employers navigating human resource issues and relationships with their employees, the concept of equal versus identical is even more obvious. For employers, “equal” does not mean the individual employees are all the same, but that they be given the same opportunities.