Sexual harassment is a common yet very serious occurrence which has historically targeted more women than men. However, a recent labour arbitration case, St. Lawrence College v Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Local 418 (2023) is of [...]
An Ontario arbitration decision makes clear that racist language – whether directed at a specific individual or uttered as part of a general expression of frustration – has no place in today’s workplaces.
Context is king when it comes to workplace harassment. It can quash an employer's termination of an employee even when workplace violence was committed.
Benefits of workplace investigations and how to safely conduct them during the pandemic.
The impact of language in determining whether a conversation with an employee is workplace harassment or not.
A recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal highlights just how costly sexual harassment can be for an employer. Would sexual harassment training have made a difference in this case?