Topper's Pizza (Canadian restaurant)

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Topper's Pizza
Industry Fast food
Founded Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (1982;38 years ago (1982))
FounderRon Toppazzini
Headquarters Barrie, Ontario, Canada (Franchise Office)
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (Corporate Office)
Number of locations
more than 35
Area served
Ontario
Key people
Keith Toppazzini (President & COO)
Kelly Toppazzini (Chairman & CEO)
ProductsPizza, Wings, TopperSticks™, Topperottis, Salads, Desserts, Drinks, Dipping Sauces
Website www.toppers.ca

Topper's Pizza Canada is a Canadian chain of pizzerias. The chain was launched in 1982 in Sudbury, Ontario by Ron Toppazzini as Mr. Topper's Pizza. The chain has more than 35 locations throughout Ontario.

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Human rights case


On September 14, 2013, Toppers Pizza in Georgetown fired an employee after discovering she was pregnant. The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario determined this was illegal and ordered the store manager to complete a training course on human rights. Toppers was ordered to pay the woman $20,000. [1] [2]

In a statement following the hearing, the company said this was "an isolated incident", claiming it took equal employment policy very seriously and took the necessary precautions for the future.

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References

  1. Mandel, Michele (11 August 2015). "Fired pregnant woman awarded $20Gs from rights tribunal". Sun News Network. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. Catherine McDonald (18 August 2015). "Georgetown, Ont. woman wins human rights case after firing over pregnancy". Global News. Retrieved 6 November 2015.