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Human Rights Law - Discrimination - Types of discrimination - Constructive or adverse effect

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by Peart for judicial review of a decision of the Human Rights Tribunal that dismissed his discrimination application. The applicant filed his complaint after the Office of the Chief Coroner declined a request to conduct a discretionary inquest into the workplace death of his brother, a migrant farm worker from Jamaica who was employed under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP). Police had investigated the death and found the brother had not followed the safety training he had received. The Tribunal found s. 10(5) of...