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Law of Labour Relations, Law in the Workplace, and Labour Arbitration (IRE 1270, IRE 1338, and IRE 1260)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE 1260, IRE 1270 and IRE 1338, with research papers and assignments.

Human Rights

Rubin Thomlinson Blog, October 20, 2016: Human Rights: 25 years in Review

"Here is our ( lawyers: Janice Rubin and Titus Totan) top 10 list from the paper we prepared for the conference and delivered in a session on October 20, 2016:

  1. RETHINKING THE BONA FIDE OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT – British Columbia (Public Service Employee Relations Commission) v. B.C.G.E.U. [1999] 3 SCR 3 (“Meiorin”)
  2. THE COMPETING RIGHTS ASSESSMENT – R v. S. (N.), 2012 SCC 72
  3. RECOGNIZING SUBSTANTIVE EQUALITY – Andrews v. Law Society of British Columbia, [1989] 1 SCR 143 (“Andrews”)
  4. SEXUAL HARASSMENT AS SEX DISCRIMINATION – Janzen v. Platy Enterprises Ltd., [1989] 1 SCR 1252 (“Janzen”)
  5. RECOGNIZING LGBT RIGHTS – Vriend v. Alberta, [1998] 1 SCR 493 (“Vriend”)
  6. ACCOMMODATING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM – Grant v. Canada (Attorney General), [1995] 125 DLR (4th) 556 (Fed. C. A.) (“Grant”)
  7. DEFINING FAMILY STATUS: Johnstone v. Canada (Border Services Agency), 2014 FCA 110 (“Johnstone”)
  8. ABOLISHING MANDATORY RETIREMENT THROUGHOUT CANADA
  9. STATUTORY ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
  10. THE STATUTORY DUTY TO INVESTIGATE WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION