What is an Unfair Labour Practice?

An unfair labour practice includes:

  • Unfair discrimination based on race, age, pregnancy, gender, language, religion, HIV status, ethnic or social origin, culture, political persuasion, family responsibility, etc
  • Sexual harassment
  • Defamation about an employee’s skills, job performance, qualifications, etc
    • E.g. giving a job reference which an ex-employee disagrees with
  • Unfair dismissal or the refusal to hire
  • Adversely changing an employee’s working conditions
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