Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace Post the #Metoo Era: Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities - Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
Date: Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 from 9am-12pm (½ day)
This intensive workshop uses case law examples, current legislation and discussion of respect and civility in the workplace to educate participants on harassment and bullying in the workplace. We will discuss how employees can navigate uncomfortable situations, what constitutes harassment according the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Occupational Health & Safety Act and discuss what is and is not appropriate behaviour in today’s workplace landscape.
*This workshop is recommended for all staff on an annual basis.
- understanding that constitutes harassment and what constitutes bullying in the workplace
- understanding the difference between harassment and incivility
- what our Ontario Human Rights Code and the Occupational Health and Safety Act say regarding harassment and sexual harassment in the workplace
- employee rights and employer responsibilities per current Ontario legislation
- how to react to someone who is offensive to you in the workplace
- how to safeguard ourselves and our workplaces from incidents of harassment and incivility and developing a “speak up” culture
- a healthy discussion about how the #metoo movement has impacted the workplace
Why should I attend this course?
The recent explosion of harassment complaints and media attention regarding the misuse of authority have brought to light the need for a discussion around harassment in the workplace. Many folks are confused and concerned about what is and what is not appropriate conduct in the workplace in this day in age. For those individuals who want clarity and practicality surrounding these important issues, this workshop is a must attend.