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‘Vast array of people’ could challenge Quebec's Bill 62, lawyer says

Monday, October 30, 2017 @ 3:11 PM | By Terry Davidson

Quebec public employees opposed to Bill 62 have “a number” of paths to legal recourse should they refuse to enforce the controversial neutrality law, lawyers say.

Jeremy Little, OLS Labour and Employment LawyersAn employment lawyer and prominent human rights lawyer both say there could be constitutional challenges on the part of public employees made to enforce Bill 62, which dictates people show their faces when providing or accessing public services.

The bill became law Oct. 18 and triggered an outcry from many calling it a discriminatory...