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‘Personal’ vs. ‘systemic’ discrimination claim key in fired nurse’s failed appeal

Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 3:44 PM | By Terry Davidson

A “deal’s a deal” in the lost appeal of a fired Saskatchewan nurse who signed off on a “clear and unequivocal” severance agreement, but then challenged her dismissal with claims of workplace discrimination.

Keir Vallance, University of Saskatchewan’s College of LawThat was the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal's conclusion in Wieler v. Saskatoon Convalescent Home 2017 SKCA 90, bringing to an end a dispute dating back almost a decade and involving the ousting of a nurse who had complained about alleged abusive, risky and unsafe working conditions at the...