Pakistani Man launches Human Rights Complaint against Imperial Oil

When Muhammad Taimoor Haseeb graduated from McGill university in 2014 he had a job offer from Imperial Oil to work in their Sarnia refinery.  The position paid $86,700/year with benefits, and pension, and access to the company’s savings plan.

Muhammad Taimoor Haseeb

The offer was withdrawn once the company found out Haseeb wasn’t a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.  However he could work legally in Canada under a post-graduation work permit program built to attract international students.

The offer’s withdrawal is the subject of a Human Rights complaint based on national origin and citizenship.  The hearing is scheduled for March, 2016 before the Ontario Human rights commission.

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