Organization must prove religion is a job requirement to discriminate

Christian Horizons’ appeal for exemption to discriminate based on religion allowed, but court says it must prove it’s necessary for the job
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 08/25/2010

An Ontario religious organization is allowed to employ only people who share in its beliefs, but only if those beliefs are necessary to do a particular job, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled.