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Is there a duty to investigate a human rights complaint?

An employer is not explicitly required to investigate a discrimination complaint under the Ontario Human Rights Code and, in 2013, the Ontario Divisional Court concluded there is no freestanding duty to investigate.

 

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The importance of workplace investigations

As I head to Osgoode Professional Development for module 3 of the course that my partner and I are Directors of, HR Law for HR Professionals, I am contemplating one of the aspects of HR law that has changed significantly in recent years: investigations.

 

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Could you be liable for workplace violence? Ontario’s OHSA says so

Imagine a situation where your employee is seriously injured by an outside party…

 

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