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workplace harassment and violence

Workplace harassment provisions coming to the Canada Labour Code

As many of you know, several new amendments to the Canada Labour Code (“the Code”) came into effect on September 1st. Employers cannot rest just yet – even bigger changes are expected to arrive in 2020 in relation to workplace harassment and violence.

 

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Don’t sweep harassment under the carpet

Occupational health and safety law and human rights law both prohibit reprisals, threats and intimidation against a person for exercising their rights. Employers can be liable for stiff financial penalties for permitting this unacceptable behaviour…

 

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