The Dispute Resolution Process
Whether you are contacting the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission because you have experienced harassment or discrimination based on a protected characteristic, or just looking for information, staff at the Commission are here to support you. The following information provides a detailed guide to the dispute resolution process at the Commission.
- Making an Inquiry
- What is the difference between an Inquiry and a Complaint?
- Duty to Accommodate
- Submitting an Inquiry Form
- The Incident I am inquiring about happened more than 12 months ago, what does that mean?
- The Human Rights Officer said that I do not have a complaint, what now?
- Why wasn’t my complaint accepted?
- Completing the Complaint Form
- Early Resolution
- Resolution Conference
- Resolution at the Investigation Stage
- Dismissal by the Director and CEO
- Your Complaint and the Commissioners
- Your Complaint and a Board of Inquiry