As most employers can attest, complaints of workplace harassment are on the rise. Complicating matters is that employees are no longer content to restrict the airing of their complaints to specialized human rights tribunals.
On November 8, 2019, Ontario’s Bill 124 – the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019 (the “Act”) – was proclaimed in force. The Act was introduced and passed First Reading on June 5, 2019 and moved quickly through Second and Third Reading. It received Royal Assent on November 7, 2019. .
Workplace Harassment and Violence Obligations for Employers
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