lECTURE 7 - LAW 525 Law of the Marketplace Class Seven...

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Unformatted text preview: LAW 525 Law of the Marketplace Class Seven Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Dr. Kernaghan Webb Department of Law and Business Ted Rogers School of Management Ryerson University Last Class: Ontario Consumer Protection Act, 2002 What is the Ontario Consumer Protection Act, 2002? Does it overlap with federal protections? What sorts of business activity is affected by the law? What are the consequences of non- compliance? What sort of risk management practices can businesses apply to issues involving Ontario Consumer Protection Act, 2002? This class The law concerning discriminatory business practices Sample Multiple Choice Question Sample True/False Question Next Class Preparations Discriminatory Business Practices What legislation addresses the issue of discriminatory business practices? What is the constitutional authority for such legislation? What are the differences between the different types of legislation? What sorts of business activity are affected by these laws? What are the consequences of non-compliance? What sort of risk management practices can businesses apply to issues involving What are discriminatory practices? Non-equal treatment with respect to services, goods and facilities, on basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or handicap. Note while there are significant examples of discriminatory practices between employer- employees or concerning government provision of services, this course is only concerned with marketplace business- consumer discriminatory issues Relevant legislation Ontario Human Rights Code Creates rights for complainants, potential for compensation, orders to stop practice Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Directed at legislators and governments Discriminatory Business Practices Act Makes discriminatory practices an offence Canadian Transportation Act Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 Ontario Human Rights Code S. 1. Every person has a right to equal treatment with respect to services, goods and facilities, without discrimination because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or handicap. S. 3. Every person having legal capacity has a right to contract on equal terms without discrimination because of race, etc. Separate sections for housing, Ontario Human Rights Code S. 8. Every person has a right to claim and enforce his or her rights under this Act. S. 9. No person shall infringe or do, directly or indirectly, anything that infringes a right under this Part....
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lECTURE 7 - LAW 525 Law of the Marketplace Class Seven...

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