Gaslighting is a term frequently used by Generation Z in many social settings; however, it has been around for centuries. With the motion toward diversity, equality and inclusion, the term gaslighting is significant as it is a term used to identify toxicity and manipulative behaviour in society. Moreso within relationships, however this term is applicable to all social environments in one’s daily life. One of these social environments, includes the workplace.
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.
On June 12, 2018, Bill 176 was passed and assented by the National Assembly. Since it includes numerous important amendments and differs from the version that was originally presented, we have reproduced certain provisions which may be of interest, following 8 general themes.