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Workplace Violence and Harassment: Practical Compliance Strategies and How to Implement Them

Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group, Environmental, Health and Safety Prevention Services, Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Group (Fasken Martineau Institute)
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333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
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Toronto, ON
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Overview

This half-day seminar will provide legal and practical information to assist with the identification, assessment and prevention of workplace violence and harassment.

To help you manage this critical human resource issue, we will cover the following:

  • Legal definitions of violence and harassment
  • Identifying and assessing workplace violence risks
  • How to conduct a workplace violence risk assessment
  • Legal duties of employers, supervisors and workers to prevent and manage workplace violence and harassment
  • Types of liability for failing to protect workers from workplace violence and harassment
  • Development of a workplace violence and harassment policy and comprehensive prevention program
  • Requirements related to provision of personal information and related privacy concerns
  • Factors that contribute to workplace violence
  • Worker training
  • Avoiding harassment complaints when managing employee performance
  • Worker discipline
  • Legal overview of Bill 132
  • Practical plan for compliance with Bill 132

Length 

  • Half-day

Agenda

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Program

Note: The hours from this non-accredited seminar may be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Ongoing Members. Please note that this seminar is not accredited for Professionalism Hours and cannot be counted for New Members or for Professionalism Hours for Ongoing Members.

Audience

Managers, supervisors, OHS professionals in-house legal counsel and business owners.

Type

This is an in-person seminar.

Cost

The cost of this seminar is $195 plus HST per registrant.

RSVP

Please RSVP by filling in the form below.

For more information

Cassandra Patrick
+1 416 943 8976
cpatrick@fasken.com

 

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