Human Rights and Equity Office

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HRLG - Meeting 16

Meeting 16: Round-Up - Contemporary Human Rights Contemporary Cases

In this meeting, the Human Rights Legislation Group focused on contemporary human rights cases. Topics discussed at this Human Rights Legislation Group meeting included, workplace accommodation, religious accommodation and discrimination/harassment related to gender identity.

Guest Speaker

Andrew Ashby, Accessibility Coordinator

HRLG - Meeting 21

Meeting 21: Family Status and Social Media in Recent Case Law Discrimination in the Workplace

This meeting focused on cases related to family status as well as cases on Social Media discrimination in the workplace. Yvonne Cooper, Director of Communications at Queen’s University was our guest speakers at this meeting.

HRLG - Meeting 20

Meeting 20: Gender Identity and Gender Expression in Recent Case Law Discrimination in the Workplace

This meeting focused on cases related to gender identity and gender expression as well as cases on discrimination in the workplace. Jean Pfleiderer, Human Rights Advisor and Erin Clow, Equity Advisor were our guest speakers at this meeting.

HRLG - Meeting 19

Meeting 19: Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

This meeting focused on cases about sexual violence in the workplace. Barbara Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator was our guest speaker at this meeting.

HRLG - Meeting 18

Meeting 18: Discrimination, Hiring and Records Management

This meeting focused on discrimination and hiring, including a discussion on document management. Carolyn Heald, Director, University Records Management & Chief Privacy Officer and Marie Doherty, Director, Client Services were the guest speakers at this meeting.

HRLG - Meeting 17

Meeting 17: Contemporary Human Rights Cases

In this meeting, the Human Rights Legislation Group focused on contemporary human rights cases. Topics discussed at this Human Rights Legislation Group meeting included, workplace accommodation, the rights and responsibilities surrounding medically prescribed marijuana and accommodation related to family status.

HRLG - Meeting 15

Meeting 15: Accommodation

In this meeting the Human Rights Legislation Group discussed cases relating to accommodation. Topics discussed at this Human Rights Legislation Group meeting include, family status and workplace accommodation as well as religious accommodation in the workplace.

Guest Speaker:

Stephanie Simpson – Reflections on Accommodation in the University Context

HRLG - Meeting 14

Meeting 14: Sexual Harassment/Assault and Damages

In this meeting the HRLG discussed cases relating to sexual harassment/assault, damages awarded through the Human Rights Tribunal, and the importance of having and following institutional human rights procedures.

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