As the issue of maternity leave terminations continues to remain prevalent in the Canadian media, various fired mothers are turning to alternative measures to seek recourse for their untimely dismissal.
Aside from bringing an action for wrongful dismissal, another common option for fired mothers is filing a complaint with the applicable Provincial Human Rights Tribunals.
New mother, Ann Dunn, has filed a complaint with the Ontario human Rights Tribunal regarding her recent termination of employment. You can read more about her story from ParentCentral.ca by following this link.
Daniel A. Lublin is an Employment Lawyer specializing in the law of Wrongful Dismissal and Constructive Dismissal. He can be reached at www.toronto-employmentlawyer.com or via email.