Tag Archives: human rights at work

I am being bullied at work by my boss. What do I do?

Question: I am being bullied at work by my boss. What do I do?  She yells at me daily. She has asked me things like; can you read? Are you deaf? Are you dyslexic? Do you … Read More

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Three Rights Every Employee Should Know Regarding Health and Safety

Health and Safety in the workplace is seen as a joint responsibility between the employer and employees. Glancing over the Occupational Health and Safety Act, for example, clearly defines duties for both employees and employers. … Read More

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Random Alcohol and Drug Testing Policy: When is this discrimination in Safety Sensitive Workplaces

Under human rights law, individuals that suffer from addiction are protected under prohibited grounds of discrimination. For this reason, any policy that has an adverse effect on employees with addictions will have to be a … Read More

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I felt forced to resign as a result of an illness or disability – what are my entitlements?

Disability and Human Rights Law in the Workplace: Employees have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of discriminatory grounds, which includes Illness or disability. If an employee is faced with an … Read More

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