Recent changes to the Ontario Human Rights Regime include:
- A new human rights process that allows allegations of human rights violations to go directly to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal;
- A clause in the new Ontario Human Rights Code that allows civil court to consider allegations of human rights violations within a wrongful dismissal lawsuit;
Consequences to employers include:
- A heightened need to investigate allegations of human rights complaints at the University.
- Increased legal fees for representation and damages at Tribunal