BILL 168 IS NOW LAW: WHAT HAVE YOU DONE and WHAT WILL YOU DO?
The Ontario government now requires employers to put into place new measures to address
and deal with violence and harassment in the workplace.
The implementation period expires on June 15, 2010. Are you ready?
Whether you’ve already prepared and posted the required policies, conducted risk assessments and developed implementation programs and procedures... or whether you’re wondering “What is Bill 168?”, we would like to invite you to join us for a complimentary halfday (morning) seminar to review and discuss these new legal requirements and how they
apply to your workplaces.
A wide range of topics will be covered, including:
- Identifying workplace harassment and violence
Employer obligations under the new Bill 168
- Harassment and violence legally defined
- Warning signs of harassment and violence in the workplace
- Legal exposure if workplace harassment and violence not properly addressed
Addressing workplace violence and harassment
- Conducting a risk assessment
- Implementation of workplace policies
- Duty to protect employees from domestic violence
- Creation and implementation of procedures for workers to report incidents of workplace violence and harassment
- Creation and implementation of investigative tools
- What to do with investigation results
- Right to impose discipline
- Avoiding costly litigation