A recent Ontario Human Rights case further underscores the employer’s ongoing duty to accommodate to the point of undue hardship, and that Code based harassment or discrimination constitutes a breach under the Human Rights Code of Ontario.
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The recent Human Rights decision of Rollick v. 1526597 Ontario Inc. o/a Tim Horton’s Store No. 2533, addresses what the Tribunal characterized as "heavy handed and unjustifiable" conduct on the part of the employer, when dealing with an employee with a disability.
The human rights case of Emra v. Impression Bridal Inc. reminds us that a disability may be hidden, but when brought to the employer’s attention, it should not be ignored