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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/08/2009

Board to pay $64,500 for forced retirement

Meteghan River, N.S. — Nova Scotia’s French-language school board must pay a former employee $64,515.07 for forcing him to retire, the province’s human rights tribunal has ordered. In 2005, at age 65, Robert Theriault was forced to retire from his job as co-ordinator of operations for the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial. Last fall, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission ruled the board discriminated against Theriault on the basis of age. The award was announced last month and includes lost income and general damages.

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