Williams HR Law LLP

ARE EMPLOYERS RESPONSIBLE TO EMPLOYEES FOR WORKPLACE HARASSMENT BY FELLOW EMPLOYEES OR MANAGERS?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1999″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Over the last year, much attention has been paid to the September 2016 Bill 132 amendments to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (the “OHSA”) and the obligations they place on employers with regards to workplace harassment.

A CAUTIONARY TALE ON EMPLOYER LIABILITY

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”171″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Employers are often taken aback by the contents of Statements of Claim alleging wrongful dismissal, which typically contain a laundry list of demands for various amounts of money