An employer refuses to hire me
An employer refuses to hire me because of my union membership
An employer cannot refuse to hire you because you are a member of a particular union. For example, you learn that you were not hired for a job site because the company only hires members of a certain union.
If you believe that an employer has not hired you because of your union membership, you can file a complaint with one of the following organizations or both:
An employer refuses to hire me because of a personal characteristic
An employer cannot refuse to hire you on a job site because of a personal characteristic.
It is considered hiring discrimination if an employer’s refusal to hire you is based on your:
- Social condition
- Political beliefs
- Civil status
- Handicap or method used to cope with a handicap
- Gender identity or gender expression
- Sexual orientation
- Race, colour and ethnic or national origin
See the website of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (CDPDJ) for a definition of each of the motives for discrimination.
For example, an employer cannot refuse to hire you because you’re a homosexual male, because you were born in another country, or because you’re a woman.
You can file a complaint with the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (CDPDJ) if you believe that you have been a victim of hiring discrimination.
Info-resources Discrimination, Intimidation, Harassment
This confidential service is for victims of or witnesses to discrimination, intimidation, harassment, violence, and other situations involving an unhealthy work environment.
The service provide information on possible recourses and provides direction to recourses according to the needed.
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