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CHRT paves the way for more efficient, adaptable Rules of Procedure in federal human rights sphere

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (Tribunal) has published a number of proposed changes (Proposed Changes) to the current Rules of Procedure (Rules). According to the Tribunal, the Proposed Changes will be published shortly in the Canada Gazette, Part I.  However, some delays in publishing the Proposed Changes may occur due to COVID-19-related reasons.

What is the general intent of the Proposed Changes?

The Proposed Changes include the modernization of service and filing methods, and promote overall efficiency during proceedings. Specifically, the Proposed Changes are intended to provide parties with more efficient ways to bring and respond to complaints, and to … Continue Reading

Tribunal canadien des droits de la personne : Vers des Règles de pratique plus efficaces et plus souples

Le Tribunal canadien des droits de la personne (« Tribunal ») a publié les changements qu’il se propose d’apporter (« changements proposés ») à ses Règles de pratique actuelles (« règles »). Selon le Tribunal, les changements proposés seront bientôt publiés dans la Partie I de la Gazette du Canada. Toutefois, en raison de la COVID‑19, des retards sont à prévoir.

Quel est le but général visé par les changements proposés?

Ils portent notamment sur la modernisation des modes de signification et de dépôt et favorisent en général l’efficacité des procédures en offrant aux parties des façons plus efficaces … Continue Reading

Is it possible for employers to change the terms of employment contracts in France?

Under French law, the ability of an employer to alter the terms and conditions of employment of its employees is very restricted. It is generally necessary for the employer to obtain the consent of the employee if it wishes to implement a change in his/her terms and conditions of employment. The principle and procedure applicable to such changes are set out below (subject however in any case to any applicable collective bargaining agreement, which may contain specific provisions in such respect).

Change in the terms of employment: principle

In this respect, a very important distinction must be made between the … Continue Reading

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