Human Rights Lawyers Ottawa

When it comes to ensuring that the Human Rights Code is adhered to, A Human Rights Lawyer Ottawa at Achkar Law can offers comprehensive legal advice and support.

Achkar Law ensures that employers in Ottawa and across Ontario do not treat their employees in a manner that could be considered discriminatory and in violation of the Human Rights Code. We are happy to assist employers seeking advice on preventative measures or if they have been accused of Code violations and are involved in litigation.

Additionally, we assist employees who want to ensure that human rights violations have not occurred at work. Professional legal counsel should be sought as soon as possible if you find yourself in this type of situation. If you need legal help, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Achkar Law’s team of lawyers who specialize in human rights cases.

Cases Where Ottawa Human Rights Lawyers Can Help

Typically, the only way to determine whether a human rights violation has taken place is to seek redress through legal action and the assistance of an experienced attorney. A few examples of situations in which you might want to speak with Ottawa human rights lawyers are provided below.

Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

Employees do not have any control over their disability. It is of the utmost importance to be treated fairly and without discrimination based on your disability. Our attorneys are happy to assist you if you suffer from depression, anxiety, addiction, or any other mental health issue.

Sexual Harassment

Employees who have been victims of sexual harassment are covered by the Human Rights Code and should get legal help right away. During our time practising law in Ottawa, we have handled numerous cases involving sexual harassment and have a strong track record of success in this area. Contact us right away to speak with a member of our team privately about your case.

Age-Based Discrimination

If you think you have been treated unfairly because of your age, you should definitely consult an expert. Your case will be reviewed by our lawyers, who will tell you whether you should apply to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario or the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Discrimination based on gender or pregnancy

Of course, it is unacceptable for any business to discriminate against its employees based on gender, pregnancy, or maternity leave. If you believe you have been the victim of such discrimination, you should get in touch with Ottawa human rights lawyers as soon as possible. We can help you get the best possible outcome from your legal action or application by acting as your legal counsel.

Racial Discrimination

Although almost everyone is aware that racial discrimination in the workplace violates human rights, many employers and employees are unsure of the best course of action in such situations. Contact us to discuss your case, and we will be happy to offer you all the assistance and direction you require.

Discrimination based on marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, creed, or place of origin are additional common violations of human rights.

Contact Us

Our lawyers at Achkar Law are happy to answer any questions you may have about your workplace, whether you are an employee or an employer. We are happy to assist you and can be reached at [email protected] or toll-free at 1-800-771-7882.

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