Family Status Discrimination

Family Status Discrimination

Section 5 of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the “Code”) protects from discrimination and harassment in the workplace, including on the basis of family status. What is “Family Status?” The Code defines “family status” as the status of being in a parent and child...
Defamation in the Workplace

Defamation in the Workplace

Defamation, as a legal concept, requires three things to be established on a balance of probabilities before a comment is considered defamatory: The words would tend to lower the person’s reputation in the eyes of a reasonable person; The words were in fact about, and...
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