13 protected grounds of discrimination
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5. Religious beliefs
People cannot discriminate against you because of your religious beliefs. For example, a person might be Buddhist, Christian, Hindu or Jewish. A person might believe in Aboriginal spirituality.
My co-workers joke about my Aboriginal spirituality. They joke about the sweetgrass in my office.
I think my co-workers are harassing me because of my religious beliefs. That is discrimination.
I am Muslim. I pray 5 times a day. Two times are during my work hours.
I want to pray during my breaks. It takes me about 10 minutes to pray. My boss says, "You should pray at home."
I think he is discriminating against me because of my religion.
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