B LAW402 Lecture Notes - Sexual Orientation, Declaratory Judgment, Equal Protection Clause
The appellant v was employed as a laboratory coordinator by a college in alberta, and was given a permanent, full-time position in 1988. Throughout his term of employment he received positive evaluations, salary increases and promotions for his work performance. In 1990, in response to an inquiry by the president of the college, v disclosed that he was homosexual. In early 1991, the college"s board of governors adopted a position statement on homosexuality, and shortly thereafter, the president of the college requested v"s resignation. V declined to resign, and his employment was terminated by the college. The sole reason given was his non- compliance with the college"s policy on homosexual practice. V appealed the termination and applied for reinstatement, but was refused. He attempted to file a complaint with the alberta. V and the other appellants filed a motion in the court of.