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July 13, 2017News Release

Discrimination based on religion: a hairdresser wins a case before the Human Rights Tribunal

A Montreal salon, which did not permit an Jewish employee to work on Saturday, the Sabbath and then dismissed him, was condemned by​ the Human Rights Tribunal to pay damages of $ 12,500 following a lawsuit brought by the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse.

Montréal, July 13, 2017–A Montreal salon, which did not permit an Jewish employee to work on Saturday, the Sabbath and then dismissed him, was condemned by the Human Rights Tribunal to pay damages of $ 12,500 following a lawsuit brought by the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse.

News release (in French only)