News briefs (Oct. 21, 2002)

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/05/2003

Hiring bias for workers' kids ruled discrimination

Vancouver

— The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal ordered pulp and paper firm West Fraser Timber Company in Kitimat to end its policy of reserving jobs for children of employees and pay Rachel Thomson $1,000 in damages. The tribunal ruled Thomson’s attempt to land a summer job was thwarted by a discriminatory policy, the