Heeney Vokey LLP’s Toronto employment lawyers have successfully represented numerous employees with respect to human rights issues including discrimination and harassment in the workplace. In Canadian employment law and under the Ontario Human Rights Code, employees’ human rights are protected on various grounds, including race, colour, ethnic origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital and family status. These grounds include protection against sexual harassment in the workplace. Heeney Vokey LLP’s experienced advocates are well-versed in human rights issues including the right to a workplace free from harassment, and can ensure that your rights are protected and defended.
Human rights issues, including discrimination and harassment, can be complex and involve multiple issues or complainants. As such, it is important to consult with an experienced and knowledgeable advocate familiar with employer obligations and human rights legislation.
Our firm can help you assess potential human rights violations in your workplace, and determine the appropriate course of action. Heeney Vokey LLP’s employment lawyers have extensive experience in advocating for clients with human rights issues and in dealing with human rights commissions and tribunals.
Please contact us to discuss how we can assist.