Not renewing the contract of a pregnant employee

Telling an employee her contract won't be renewed because she can't fulfill duties
By Brian Johnston
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question:

Can an employer dismiss an employee who has become pregnant after she was hired for a personal service contract? For example, upon learning the employee is pregnant and will be leaving the workplace, can the employer say her contract will not be renewed because she is unable to fulfill the duties of the contract?

Answer: