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Discrimination based on religion is against the law

Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Discrimination based on religion is against the law

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Published by The Commission in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

  • Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- Popular works.,
  • Discrimination -- Canada -- Religious aspects -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    English and French.

    Other titlesLa discrimination fondée sur la religion est contraire à la loi.
    StatementCanadian Human Rights Commission.
    LC ClassificationsHM291 .C284
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21388193M
    ISBN 100662547748

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Heathfield. Discrimination based on religion Case study on the exclusion based on religion By Prof. Rikki Holtmaat Introduction In the context of the equal treatment legislation of the European Community the (non-discrimination) grounds of religion and belief appear in two different situations: A.

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Discrimination in the Workplace. Employment discrimination or harassment happens when adverse actions are taken against an applicant or an employee because of the individual's race, skin color, national origin, gender, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, religion, age, or relationship to another person.A group of employees who share common characteristics like.

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