A Costly Lesson in How Not to Conduct a Workplace Harassment Investigation

By SISKINDS LAW – February 27, 2018
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Written by Jennifer Costin on November 14, 2017.
It seems that everywhere we look these days, sexual harassment is on the radar – whether in Hollywood, the CBC or in our own workplaces. Recent changes to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act now require investigations to be conducted by employers into all incidents or complaints of harassment. In a decision released by the Ontario Court of Appeal in October of this year, an employer received a costly lesson on ignoring claims of workplace harassment and conducting an inept harassment investigation.


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