When immigrants claim discrimination (On law)

Being too skilled for an entry-level job isn't a good enough reason for an employer to dismiss an applicant
By Natalie C. MacDonald
|CHRR, Report on Recruitment & Staffing|Last Updated: 09/04/2007

A couple of recent human rights rulings have shed some light on the problems skilled immigrants are having when they come to Canada. The first ruling, while not an employment decision, is of interest because it gives an example of legitimate discrimination.


Agduma-Silongan v. University of British Columbia