Myrna El Fakhry Tuttle, Author at LawNow Magazine

Privacy and Medical Information in the Workplace

Requesting medical information from employees may raise privacy issues. Employees have the right to keep their medical information confidential and private. But employers also have the right to know about their employees’ illness or disability, and have the right to seek medical information in order to provide appropriate accommodation. So, how can we balance the […]

Authors:

Myrna El Fakhry Tuttle
Myrna El Fakhry Tuttle, JD, MA, LLM is the Research Associate at the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Refugee Protection and the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement

The right to be protected from persecution is an international human right. Under Canada’s immigration laws, a person in Canada can claim status as a Convention Refugee or as a Person in Need of Protection. Article 1(2) of the United Nations 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (the Convention Refugee) defines a refugee as: […]

Authors:

Myrna El Fakhry Tuttle
Myrna El Fakhry Tuttle, JD, MA, LLM is the Research Associate at the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
 


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