Employment Violations

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In working company, there might arise many situations where the sometimes employer needs to adjust and sometimes employee. If a company is not run by the just machine, but also with the humans then definitely physical and mental accommodation needs can arise. An employee may have the situation like illness, disability or other different situation that makes them take off or vacation. These circumstances fall under the ground for discrimination, civil rights and or other human rights. Hence Employers are obligated to accommodate such facilities and make a workplace more accessible ad suitable for the employee to work. i) What employment violations has the employer committed, if any? In the given case, it is clear that Sally is a hardworking…show more content…
Civil rights violation The Civil Right law is the powerful piece of legislation, which protects Canadian from discrimination based on religion, sex, race, origin, illness or disability (HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES IN CANADA, n.d.). Sally was first allowed to take the vacation but when she came back to work, she was replaced. Sally’s Civil Rights was…show more content…
Wrongful Demotion/Termination. Wrongful termination is defined as the legal phrase where an employer terminate employer without a proper cause and a reason (MyLegalAnswers, 2010). In this case, Sally was not told that she will be replaced, and also she was handed two weeks of notice so it violated. ii) Can Sally sue for damages? If Sally can sue for damages, what might the court consider when assessing damages? Yes, Sally can sue for damages. Sally is nonunion employee, been working for five years, Case study mentioned that she signed the new contract with new benefits, termination clauses by employer and employee and most importantly it says that Sally took this short-term leave funded through her benefits as outlined on the contract paper. If even written benefits from contracts have not given to sally Court will go against Employee. The court will Check Sally’s merit and work ethic. If civil right the investigate committee will be assign and take serious action against the employer. File an employment standards claim. While the decision of hiring the new employee and demoting sally from the given position and termination letter was the wrongful act. If it proved at court “Wrongful Termination”
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