Employer Fails Duty to Inquire Into Employee's Mental Health

Mackenzie v. Jace Holdings Ltd. (No. 4) (2012), CHRR Doc. 12-0376, 2012 BCHRT 376

DISABILITY — REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION — DISCRIMINATION — DAMAGES / Decision on a complaint of discrimination on the basis of disability. The Tribunal found that the respondent did not fulfil their duty to inquire into whether the complainant's behaviour was due to her mental disability and whether she required any accommodation. The Tribunal ordered the respondent to pay the complainant $17,616.06 for lost wages and $5,000 for injury to dignity and self-respect. Allowed: Oct. 26, 2012.

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