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Avoiding sexual harassment claims in the workplace

According to recent surveys conducted by Abacus Data and Insight West, more than half of adult women in Canada have experienced sexual harassment over the course of their careers. It has been noted that the prevalence of this behaviour is no doubt in part because it rarely carries consequences for the harasser.

Industrial Establishments Regulation amendments

On February 6, 2018, the Ontario Ministry of Labour proposed various amendments to Regulation 851 (Industrial Establishments) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

Family day moving to third Monday in February

On February 9, 2018, Premier John Horgan announced that starting February 2019, British Columbia’s Family Day will be moved to the third week in February so families across the country can celebrate together.

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 18 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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