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Damage awards for sexual harassment/sexual assault on the rise

Last month, I wrote about a vulnerable, low paid employee who obtained $150,000 from her former employer by filing a complaint under the Ontario Human Rights Code. This month, I am writing about a vulnerable, low paid employee who obtained $300,000 from her former employer using Ontario’s court system.

 

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Don’t wait until the last minute to settle at the Tribunal

Employers face a choice when confronted with a human rights application from an employee or former employee: settle or defend.

 

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