The Alberta Human Rights Tribunal awarded lost wages and $30,000 in general damages to a female mechanic who was chastised and criticized at work in relation to both her disabilities and gender, and then dismissed while on leave, holding that the employer’s actions created a poisoned work environment and that her gender and disabilities were factors in her dismissal.

2023-04-28T14:56:41-04:00Disability and Accommodation, Federal|

The Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board dismissed a family status and sex discrimination grievance filed by a pregnant correctional officer who requested remote work (work from home) to accommodate her pregnancy-related medical needs.