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Are You Ready for Bill 168? Preventing Workplace Violence and Bill 168 – A Guide for Employers

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Are You Ready for Bill 168? Preventing Workplace Violence and Bill 168 – A Guide for Employers

Date: May 18, 2010

Bill 168, the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace), 2009 will come into effect on June 15, 2010. Bill 168 requires employers to develop policies and programs to address workplace violence and harassment and to assess the risk of violence in its workplace.

Hicks Morley has prepared Preventing Workplace Violence and Bill 168 – A Guide for Employers to help clients understand your obligations under Bill 168. The Guide also includes helpful resources and suggested policies.

Download PDF of the Guide

If you need any assistance in developing policies and procedures to address your obligations under Bill 168, please contact one of our Bill 168 team members: Meghan E. Ferguson at 416.864.7350, Robert W. Little at 416.864.7332, Scott G. Thompson at 416.864.7283, John J. Bruce at 416.864.7285, Kathryn L. Meehan at 519.883.3120, Leola W. Pon at 416.964.7294 or Nadine Zacks at 416.864.7484 or your regular Hicks Morley lawyer.

 

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