Workplace Harassment

TOP 10 EMPLOYMENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018

TOP 10 EMPLOYMENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018

2018 saw changes to the world (Ontario) of employment law, including Ministry of Labour changes to minimum wage and sick days; workplace investigations; severance; discrimination and harassment; and EI fraud.

No Severance for Employee Who Harassed Coworkers

No Severance for Employee Who Harassed Coworkers

Court finds that employer was justified to terminate an employee for cause because of his workplace harassment. The employer relied on its workplace investigations, harassment policies, and corrective discipline. Because of the termination for cause, no severance was owed to the employee