Adrian Jakibchuk is a lawyer with Toronto-based employment and labour law firm Sherrard Kuzz LLP, representing management. Adrian can be reached at 416.603.0700 (Main) or 416.420.0738 (24 hour).
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 12:43
Nearly two years have passed since Bill 168, the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace) 2009, came into force effectively extending the reach of the Act beyond traditional workplace safety to include protection against violence and harassment in the workplace. Now, every provincially regulated Ontario employer is required to take proactive steps to prevent and address workplace violence including the development of a workplace violence and harassment policy and implementation program.
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