CCA Awaits Results of Supreme Court Human Rights Case

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is awaiting the status of a Supreme Court of Canada case that could expand the scope of human rights legislation.

The CCA became involved after it was approached by national law firm Torys LLP about an appeal of a B.C. Court of Appeal decision in Schrenk v. British Columbia (Human Rights Tribunal) to the Supreme Court of Canada. The case involves whether provincial human rights legislation applies to a construction (multi-employer) site where alleged discrimination is occurring between employees of different companies/employers.

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