A preliminary hearing of the independent human rights board of inquiry into Mark Thomas v. Halifax Water Commission is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 24.
Mr. Thomas alleges that he was discriminated against on the basis of his physical disability and race and/or colour while employed by Halifax Water Commission. Halifax Water denies the allegation.
The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Board of Inquiry Hearing Room at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission office, 5657 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 305, Halifax.
The board chair, Dennis James, is independent of the commission, which is representing the public interest.