News briefs (Jan. 27, 2002)

|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2003

Hot legal topics in 2003


— Continued workforce reductions will bring a flood of wrongful practice allegations, including claims of age discrimination and whistleblower retaliation, in 2003, according to a survey by the Employment Law Alliance (ELA). Canadian-based members of the ELA ranked their top six hot topics as: family and medical leave requests; disability discrimination; disputes over disability accommodations; wrongful termination; investigations of employee misconduct; and threats of violence.

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