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Tackling a Silent Epidemic. Harassment, Bullying and Human Rights
McKenzie Lake Lawyers Stuart MacKay and Sean Flaherty spoke at the HRM Master Class Legal Series Conference at St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre in Toronto on April 17th, 2015. They were speaking on “Tackling a Silent Epidemic. Harassment, Bullying and Human Rights” and covered details on how to avoid workplace disruption, costly legal battles and a tarnished brand by getting proactive.
Along with relevant cases, Stuart and Sean’s presentation covered:
How to define workplace harassment, violence and bullying
Proactive steps to take to avoid harassment and bullying through a workplace policy
How to recognize, document and investigate cases of harassment and bullying
How to create an emergency response plan in situations of a public complaint
With over 40% of Canadian Workers experiencing bullying on a weekly basis, employers cannot afford to be unprepared.