Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Human rights
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2020-12-20
ISBN: 
9780779893935
Carswell

Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference - 2021 Edition

Availability: In Stock

The Canadian Human Rights Act is the central federal legislation that protects the right of individuals to freely participate without unlawful discrimination in all key aspects of society including employment. The Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference – 2021 Edition is intended to provide federal employers, employees and bargaining agents with a complete, yet concise, overview of the Canadian Human Rights Act and its potential impact on those operating in federally regulated industries. Any employer or service-provider whose enterprise falls within this federal sphere is well advised to familiarize itself with the provisions of the Act. This Quick Reference will also be of interest to human resources professionals across Canada – particularly in federally regulated industries.

New in the 2021 Edition:

  • Numerous updates, clarifications and enhancements
  • Trends and patterns in recent complaints accepted by the Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Updates based on the Commission’s 2019 Annual Report, including findings from its audit that focused on systemic issues in Indigenous employment in the banking and financial sector.
  • Guidance on environmental sensitivities and scent-free policies
  • Clarification regarding the obligations of the Canadian Human Rights Commission when investigating complaints
  • Information on the new framework for judicial review of tribunal decisions
Carswell

Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference - 2021 Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

The Canadian Human Rights Act is the central federal legislation that protects the right of individuals to freely participate without unlawful discrimination in all key aspects of society including employment. The Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference – 2021 Edition is intended to provide federal employers, employees and bargaining agents with a complete, yet concise, overview of the Canadian Human Rights Act and its potential impact on those operating in federally regulated industries. Any employer or service-provider whose enterprise falls within this federal sphere is well advised to familiarize itself with the provisions of the Act. This Quick Reference will also be of interest to human resources professionals across Canada – particularly in federally regulated industries.

New in the 2021 Edition:

  • Numerous updates, clarifications and enhancements
  • Trends and patterns in recent complaints accepted by the Canadian Human Rights Commission
  • Updates based on the Commission’s 2019 Annual Report, including findings from its audit that focused on systemic issues in Indigenous employment in the banking and financial sector.
  • Guidance on environmental sensitivities and scent-free policies
  • Clarification regarding the obligations of the Canadian Human Rights Commission when investigating complaints
  • Information on the new framework for judicial review of tribunal decisions