Policy Ideas – Violence & Harassment

Understand the Code of Practice – Workplace Harassment

On September 8th, the Code of Practice to Address Workplace Harassment under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act comes into effect.  If you are not already familiar with what is required, visit the MOL website to get all the details. Source:  Peterborough Public Health

Learn more about Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Bill 168 in Ontario was introduced a few years ago and it requires all workplaces to address the issues of violence and harassment.  An impetus for this bill was the death of a nurse in Windsor at the hands of her former intimate partner.   It is important, as an employer, to be aware of [...]

Violence and Harassment – Bill 168

The Ontario government passed Bill 168 late last year amending the Occupational Health and Safety Act, making it mandatory that all workplaces create and implement policies and plans to address violence and harassment.  This law came into effect on June 15. Briefly, the Bill requires that employers assess the risk of violence in their workplace [...]