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?
human rights code
Criminal record checks are just one type of background check. Other background checks can include checks on identity, educational and professional qualifications, employment history, credit history, lawful entitlement to work in Canada and social media presence.
Tribunal case law has repeatedly demonstrated that discrimination may be direct or overt when an employer treats a woman differently due to pregnancy.