On March 23, 2020, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (No. 2), 2020 came into force. It amends the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Is an employer's request for medical documentation after an employee's illness in keeping with the Human Rights Code ("Code")? The following case examines whether or not it is a breach of the Code for an employer to request medical documentation as a condition of returning an employee to work.
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