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DISCRIMINATION - Context - Workplace discrimination

Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 12:56 PM  

Appeal by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal (Tribunal) from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal setting aside the judgment that affirmed a decision of the Tribunal concluding that it had jurisdiction to deal with Sheikhzadeh-Mashgoul’s complaint. Sheikhzadeh-Mashgoul filed a complaint with the Tribunal, against the respondent, Schrenk, alleging employment discrimination based on religion, place of origin, and sexual orientation. Schrenk responded with an application to dismiss under s. 27(1)(a) of the British Columbia Human Rights Code (Code), in which he argued that...