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Workers’ Comp & Human Rights Claim?

At first blush, it seems untenable that the existence of workers’ compensation entitlement may have any impact on a human rights remedy. There is, however, argument that this may well be so. More importantly, presuming momentarily that workers’ compensation is not a human rights defence, this issue leads to a very important decision as to the forum in which to bring an “action” where the claim is founded on an apparent human rights violation. Step 1 – Defence to Workplace Tort Claims It is clear that workers’ compensation coverage may...