This article outlines some human rights considerations when hiring employees in Ontario. Whether you are fresh into your first recruitment role, or a seasoned recruitment professional, understanding the proper and legal way of onboarding employees can make a tremendous difference when it comes to the company’s liability for discrimination.
Hiring a new worker can be exciting. Presumably, by the time you make the job offer, something about the candidate has impressed you and suggested this person is the one for the job.
The interview process can be a legal minefield for employers. One false step, one inappropriate question can give rise to a human rights complaint alleging that the employer has discriminated against the prospective employee.