Biometric Identification and the Duty to Accommodate

Employee rights case bumps up against employer's use of biometrics


- the employee concerned might accept use of a smart card containing his or her biometric information. [LE1]

If these accommodations were not suitable, the Arbitrator directed the Union and the Company to explore accommodation outside of the biometric features of the scanner, to the point of undue hardship.

Footnote

12007 CanLII 1857

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