Employment

Human Rights Tribunal decision provides important remedies for resort workers

By Jonathan Blair

In March of this year, a lawyer with the Human Rights Clinic, Dan Soiseth, represented a group of nine former employees (the Complainants) at a BC Human Rights Tribunal hearing against their former employer, Spruce Hill Resort and Spa Ltd. (the Resort) and […]

2019-06-12T13:05:32-07:00November 7, 2018|Tags: |

Equality in Hiring – When are interview questions discriminatory?

By Jonathan Blair

Applying for a job can be an exciting and stress-inducing time. The stakes are high for job applicants – their literal livelihood may depend on the outcome. We all want to make a good impression and be evaluated on the skills and experience […]

2019-06-12T13:54:27-07:00October 24, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Creating Inclusive Workplaces through Accommodation

By Laura Track

This article was originally published in Visions magazine, BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal.

Under Canadian human rights law, employers have an obligation to adjust workplace rules, policies and practices that have a negative impact on employees or job applicants with disabilities. In other words, employers […]

2019-06-12T13:47:00-07:00May 28, 2018|Tags: , , , |