Worker asks for pay, gets called 'terrorist' (Legal View)

Boss made ‘particularly repugnant’ comments to employee: Tribunal
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/29/2015

An Ontario employer has been ordered by a human rights tribunal to pay more than $8,000 to an employee who left after he was called a “Muslim terrorist” and other names by his boss.


Fadi Kannaiti was hired as an office administrator on June 4, 2013, by Patricia Allen for her paralegal company in Toronto, Allen’s Executive Management Services. Initially, the hire was on a trial basis for $10 per hour but, after two months, Allen told Kannaiti she liked his work and wanted him  to work on a permanent basis.