Human Rights Violations

In certain circumstances, employees are bullied, harassed, or discriminated against based on their religion, race, cultural background, disability, or other ground protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Protected Grounds are:

  • Age
  • Ancestry, colour, race
  • Citizenship
  • Ethnic origin
  • Place of origin
  • Creed
  • Disability
  • Family status
  • Marital status (even if you are single)
  • Gender identity, gender expression (whether you identify as Trans or even if you are cisgender)
  • Receipt of public assistance
  • Record of offences
  • Sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy or breastfeeding)
  • Sexual orientation (even if you are straight or cisgender)