Ontario Litigator's Guide to Human Rights Practice
Pursuing human rights claims in the context of employment law can be challenging – especially given ongoing legislative amendments and evolving case law. That's why the publication of Ontario Litigator's Guide to Human Rights Practice is an essential guide for litigants.
Ontario Litigator's Guide to Human Rights Practice is a comprehensive and practical guide that provides up-to-date commentary on the range of practice issues that employment lawyers, litigators, and self-represented litigants face when dealing with employment law matters before the human rights tribunal.
Offering expert commentary and advice on the relevant legislation, jurisprudence, rules and guidelines, this text provides guidance for litigants before the tribunal – as well as those pursuing human rights claims – on the current best practices in this area of the law, and acts as a one-stop resource for answers to the most common questions and suggestions for avoiding possible pitfalls.
This volume follows an accessible and intuitive structure, making it easy for users to find the information they're looking for. In addition, the appendices contain valuable information, including useful checklists and a summary chart of Ontario Human Rights Tribunal cases.
Aimed at litigants and counsel dealing with human rights issues related to employment law, Ontario Litigator's Guide to Human Rights Practice is an excellent resource for litigation lawyers, employment law practitioners, in-house counsel, human resources professionals, tribunal members and self-represented litigants.
The Book Will Provide:
- A comprehensive foundation to defining a human rights claim
- Assistance in navigating procedures before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
- Recognize standards of proof at the Hearing stage
- An understanding of remedies to a human rights claim
- Guidance on enforcement of Awards
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Fundamentals of human rights law
Chapter 2 Where to start
Chapter 3 Pre-hearing procedure
Chapter 4 Procedures and proof at the hearing
Chapter 5 Remedies
Chapter 6 Enforcement and review of awards
Appendix 1 Tribunal rules of procedure
Appendix 2 Tribunal practice directions
Appendix 3 Filings checklist
Appendix 4 Documentary disclosure checklist
Appendix 5 Ontario Human Rights Tribunal case summary chart