Duty to accommodate family status up to the point of undue hardship required
The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently awarded an employee $30,000 as compensation for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect due to discrimination on the ground of family status in violation of the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Insured health care set to rise
Based on actual 2018 claim trends, most plan sponsors could expect to see a three percent to five percent increase for drug, health, and dental costs.
Privacy breach due to employee leaving cellphone at event
After an employee left a cellphone at a sporting event, his organization alerted the Alberta Privacy Commissioner, which decided that the loss of the cellphone, which contained identifiable personal information of certain individuals, posed a real risk of significant harm to the individuals affected by this incident.
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