What factors will the Human Rights Tribunal consider defer consideration of an application before the Tribunal?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Caissie v. Reko Automation and Machine Tool, 2012 HRTO 752 (CanLII):

Factors that have been identified as relevant in deciding whether to defer consideration of an application before the Tribunal include the subject matter of the other proceeding, the nature of the other proceeding, the types of remedies available in the other proceeding, and whether it would be fair overall to the parties to defer, having regard to the status of each proceeding and the steps that have been taken to pursue them. See Baghdasserians v. 674469 Ontario, 2008 HRTO 404.

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