Getting up to speed on human rights

Two Ontario cases showcase possible trends in human rights decisions employers need to be aware of going into 2015
By Lorenzo Lisi
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 12/10/2014

Human rights awareness is essential for employers when it comes to issues such as discrimination and accommodation. Such awareness is increasing in society as a whole, so if employers don’t live up to their obligations in protecting their employees’ human rights, they face not only possible financial consequences, but also a risk of harm to their public image. Both can be seriously damaging to business

As one year ends and another begins, it’s a good idea to take stock of where things are in terms of human rights and employment law. Employment lawyer Lorenzo Lisi discusses two notable cases in 2014 that have some important lessons for employers going into 2015.