Canada's Federal Court says families matter
The decision comes from a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision involving Fiona Johnson, who filed a complaint in 2004, against the Canadian Border Services Agency, because it refused to accommodate her request for fixed shifts, so she could arrange for child care.
The Court upheld a tribunal ruling that she was discriminated against because of her family status.
Alfred Kempf is a Kelowna lawyer who practices labour and human rights law.
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