Court adopts a more practical approach to undue hardship

Workers fired for refusing to work Friday nights because of religious beliefs
By Neena Gupta
|Canadian Employment Law Today

A recent decision of a three-judge panel of the Ontario Divisional Court (

Ontario (Human Rights Commission) v. Roosma

, [2002] O.J. 3688, released Sept. 19, 2002) strongly suggests courts will be adopting a more practical and business-like approach to the concept of accommodation to the point of undue hardship under the Ontario Human Rights Code.