Bakerlaw is a recognized leader in disability and human rights law.

We have developed extensive experience representing non-profit organizations, employees, patients, students and parents from a wide range of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Based in Toronto, Canada, we offer a broad range of litigation services, and also advocate for our clients

outside the courtroom in mediations and negotiations, and through government relations and research work.

Recent Articles

Age Discrimination in the Workplace
  • December 27, 2018

A recent Globe and Mail article explored the growing number of human rights complaints involving workplace age discrimination. Companies cannot fire or refuse to hire an older employee on the basis of age. Yet, they may find a way to…

Ministry of Education Gaining Power to Establish Service Animal Guidelines
  • December 21, 2018

The Ontario Ministry of Education has recently introduced Bill 48, the “Safe and Supportive Classrooms Act, 2018”, which mandates revocation of a teacher’s teaching certificate if he or she is guilty of professional misconduct involving sexual abuse of a child….

CHRT to Hear Complaint of Women with Service Dogs Forced off Flight
  • December 21, 2018

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“CHRT”) will hear the complaint of two visually-impaired Toronto women who were removed from a flight at Pearson Airport because of their service dogs. Amal Haddad, Nayla Farah, and Farah’s daughter allege that, though they…

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