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

October 4, 2017

Location

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:

  • Overview of Bill 132 requirements
  • 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
  • Worker training requirements
  • Avoiding harassment complaints when managing employee performance
  • Case law review

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