Discrimination and Harassment

Human rights legislation across Canada provides equal opportunity to all citizens and prohibits discrimination in any form based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted.

Employers are facing an increasing number of claims based upon human rights grounds

Cases of both discrimination and harassment in the workplace exist in increasing prevalence in Canada and are extremely complex areas of law to navigate. Employers who are faced with issues involving either discrimination or harassment under any of the enumerated grounds of human rights legislation can turn to Rudner MacDonald for high level counsel based on 27 years of combined expertise built on the reputation of the founding partners as authorities in the field.