What’s New on Psychological Harassment – A Legislative and Case Law Update
60 Minutes with RT Thursday February 3, 2011 12 noon – 1pm EST
Manitoba is set to amend its Workplace Safety and Health Act on February 1, 2011 with respect to violence and psychological harassment in the workplace, making it the fourth province to enact this type of protection for employees, following Quebec, Saskatchewan and Ontario. In addition, courts continue to award damages to employees who have been psychologically harassed at work. Given these events, employers must take steps to prevent psychological harassment in the workplace, and know how to effectively address it, when it occurs.
Join employment lawyers Janice Rubin and Christine Thomlinson who will provide you with the latest on these emerging statutory provisions plus an update on the case law.
Our interactive discussion will include:
- A review of the key statutory provisions from across the country;
- How psychological harassment is being interpreted by provincial ministries of labour;
- An update on the case law – what are employers’ legal obligations to employees who have been psychologically harassed?
- How are damages assessed by the courts?
- What is the latest news from the courts about investigating these cases?
- Janice and Chris’ top advice to avoid incidents of psychological harassment in the workplace.
We are also able to create a Teleseminar program to meet the specific needs of your workplace on a variety of topics. Contact us to learn more.
Train up to four employees for $99. Registrants will receive written material in advance of the Teleseminar.
(Limit of four employees for $99. The $99 fee allows access to one phone line only.)
Please note that no refunds will be given for cancellations. Substitution of participants is permissible with prior notification. If you are unable to find a substitute, you can transfer your registration to a future session at Rubin Thomlinson’s discretion.