Decision sets bar for accommodation

Family status must be considered fairly and evenly
By Danielle Harder
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 09/17/2010

against a working mother is “very far-reaching” and sets a significant precedent for working parents, according to the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC).

“This is not the first time an employer has been told this,” said John Gordon, union president. “But now any employer who doesn’t take it seriously will have no option but to do so.”