Education Law Newsletter

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January 2013

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Differential Compensation for Disabled Teacher Upheld

Dirk L. Van de Kamer

An Ontario arbitrator has ruled that a full time teacher who, as a result of being accommodated for her disability worked a half time schedule for a number of school years, was not entitled to a full year’s teaching experience...

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Impact of Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act on District School Boards

A funny thing happened on the way to the reform of the law regarding non-share capital corporations in Ontario. Unless revised before proclamation (currently expected 1 July 2013), the new Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act, 2010, (“ONCA”) will change the law...

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Teacher Awarded $20K in Damages for Harassment by Principal and Board Staff

Dirk L. Van de Kamer, Gillian Tuck Kutarna

A long service teacher who was given a home assignment and disciplined as a result of a variety of concerns, was found to have suffered harassment within the meaning of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the ”Code”) and awarded $20,000...

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