When his manager asked him when he was going to retire, a 65-year-old sales rep replied that he didn’t know. Three weeks later, the manager repeated the question and told […]
Another age discrimination complaint by an Air Canada forced to retire at age 65 has been shot down, this time by a federal arbitrator. Punchline: While human rights laws require […]
It’s discriminatory to target senior employees for layoff just because they’re older. True Story: After wishing her a happy 60th birthday, a BC consulting firm manager asks the senior administrator if […]
Back in 2012, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Air Canada’s mandatory retirement policy for pilots turning 60 wasn’t age discrimination. A group of pilots challenged the decision, both […]
Introduction As workforces shift and evolve technologically and interpersonally, it’s no wonder diversity in the workplace is a critical, ongoing discussion organizations need to be having. Building diversity programs, infrastructure, and strategy […]
There are Three Principal Ways to Avoid Age Discrimination in The Workplace. What Are They? Diversity; stereotypes; discrimination. Diversity; retirement; discrimination. Stereotypes; social security; training. Diversity; stereotypes; training. ANSWER Diversity; stereotypes; t...
Discrimination can occur in a number of settings in the workplace. Complaints of discrimination against a company can have some serious consequences. As a growing number of employees learn about and start […]
This whitepaper will discuss the demographic change affecting organizations in every business sector and the characteristics of the 50+ worker that make them a great addition to any company. It will examine […]
There is no escaping the fact that for the foreseeable future, growth in the supply of labour will be firmly concentrated in the 45 year and over age group – or […]
There three principal ways to avoid age discrimination in the workplace. What are they? Diversity; stereotypes; discrimination. Diversity; retirement; discrimination. Stereotypes; social security; training. Diversity; stereotypes; training. ANSWER Diversity; stereotypes; tra...
Date: May 25th, 2016 Speaker: Heather Hettiarachchi, LL.B; M.Sc; CPHR With a large part of the workforce being middle aged or older there is an immediate need to understand and address the […]
Under the Canadian Human Rights Act, all individuals have the right to be free from discrimination or harassment based on factors including, but not limited to, age, ethnicity, religion, disability, […]
Jan. 15: That’s the deadline to tell the Ontario government what you think it should do to close the wage gap between men and women. The MOL issued a pair […]
Employment standards laws do not specify a retirement age. Human rights laws generally prohibit discrimination based on age. In some provinces and territories this protection is deemed to prohibit mandatory […]