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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

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Countdown to new workplace harassment obligations: are you ready, employers?

Ontario employers’ expanded obligations under the OHSA with respect to workplace harassment will take effect on September 8, 2016. (In PDF)

Pregnant employee awarded damages in discrimination claim

In a recent matter heard before the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta, it was decided that an employer discriminated against its employee in the course of her employment, on the ground of gender, in both sexual harassment and pregnancy.

Ministry of Labour published its Code of Practice under Bill 132-some questions answered, some not

The Ontario Ministry of Labour’s new Code of Practice for workplace harassment provides some valuable practical guidance and resources for employers looking to implement the workplace harassment provisions of the OHSA this September. (In PDF)


Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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