Human Rights Law
Protecting and enforcing human rights is fundamental to a just society. Lawyers at Scher Law represent both employees and employers and other individuals to bring forward human rights concerns through collective agreement grievance procedures, administrative law hearings, human rights Tribunals and in the courts.
Scher Law has experience with a wide range of human rights issues including disability discrimination and the duty to accommodate, gender discrimination, sexual and racial harassment, sexual orientation discrimination, religious and political discrimination, drug and alcohol testing in the workplace. Let us put our experience and expertise to work to assist you with any human rights issues or concerns.
Our services include:
- Advice and representation before Federal and Provincial Human Rights Commissions and Tribunals
- Developing innovative dispute resolution processes for human rights complaints, including those dealing with disability, sexual and racial harassment;
- Drafting anti-discrimination and other work-related policies to improve workplace quality of life and to ensure legal compliance;
- Conducting investigations and reporting on human rights complaints for organizations.