New Ruling in Overqualification: How Will It Affect Your Hiring Practices?

An environmental scientist from India, Gian Sangha, who was rejected for an entry-level job in his field has succeeded in challenging the HR practice of rejecting overqualified applicants.

While companies might turn away overqualified candidates regardless of where they were born, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ruled that this practice has a discriminatory effect on immigrant candidates.

Listen to the webinar to learn how this ruling could affect your hiring practices.

Speakers: Jeffrey Reitz, Professor at the University of Toronto; and Daniel Pagowski, Legal Counsel at the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

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