Harassment and Bullying - Articles & Videos
Here we explore the various avenues available to employees dealing with workplace harassment in Ontario, even when the recognized “tort of harassment” remains elusive.
Workplace investigations have taken on tremendous importance in the world of HR. Failing to investigate, or failing to investigate properly, can result in significant liability. Nadia explains how and when to conduct them, as well as some best practices for employers.
What if Will Smith and Chris Rock were your employees? Are you prepared for an incident of workplace violence?
Employers often wonder, “what’s the worst that could happen?” The recent case of Acumen Law v Ojanen is a good demonstration.
While certain behaviours are clearly never acceptable in the workplace, there may be a new culprit on the no-no list: handshakes.
While 2017 brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, 2018…brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. While 2017 brought about employer panic and confusion over the legalization of cannabis, 2018… continued to do much the same. For yet another year, we were treated to several judicial assessments of the enforceability of termination clauses, and we continued to see the quantums of human rights and other damages increase. In a sense, everything old is new again.