AN ILLEGAL, BUT COMMON PRACTICE!
February 15, 2017
Even today, you could be refused a job after declaring, in a pre-employment questionnaire, that you are living with HIV or another chronic illness, when you pose no risk to those around you.
The Fqsida web campaign “pratillegale.com”, calling for the elimination of these discriminatory forms in health network establishments, ended on January 31. The signatures were handed over to COCQ-SIDA to support its actions to end discrimination in hiring and respect the law.
Les démarches semblent enfin porter leurs fruits : the Human Rights Tribunal has just pinned down the Laurentian Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS)for a discriminatory hiring questionnaire!