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David McWhinnie

 

TGC lawyer David McWhinnie, acting for an employer, successfully resisted an attempt by an employee to bring a Human Rights complaint 12 days after the limitation period for doing so had expired.

You can read the decision of the Human Rights Tribunal here: 15682 time limit decision (2).

In the decision, the Human Rights Tribunal noted that despite the “relatively short” delay in bringing this complaint allowing a late complaint still might encourage other complainants to ignore the substantive time limits set out in the Human Rights Code.

TGC provides legal services to employees and employers across a diverse range of markets and industries.  If you have questions about Human Rights or other employment law issues you can contact us here.