Overview Essential Services Agreement Update – Lessons Learned WSIB Update – What Stresses Do You Need to Worry About? Human Rights – “Riding as the 3rd Paramedic” and Managing Gender Accommodation Issues Dealing with Intoxicants in the Workplace Bill 148 ESA Update – Are You Complaining or Not? Sexual Harassment and the #MeToo Movement EMS…
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace [Video]
In this #MeToo world, it is important that employers address issues relating to sexual harassment in the workplace in a timely and proactive manner. In this video, Nadine Zacks outlines several best practices for employers, ranging from the development of robust policies to leading by example. She also discusses the importance of providing training to employees and the need to act promptly when responding to allegations of harassment.
Lauri Reesor Quoted in Canadian Lawyer InHouse on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Hicks Morley’s Lauri Reesor was quoted in the September 2018 edition of Canadian Lawyer InHouse in an article titled, “Navigating Sexual Harassment in a #MeToo World.” With the initiation of the #MeToo movement, allegations of sexual harassment are being brought forth exposing high-profile individuals at an unprecedented rate. Lauri notes that she is “seeing an increase in the number of internal complaints that are being made” involving corporations. “People are feeling empowered to come forward.” This opens an organization’s policies, procedures and investigative techniques to scrutiny.
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Annual Education Conference Fire-Rescue Canada 2018
Overview #METOO and Fire Service. Agenda
Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) 2018 Spring Conference
Overview Essential Ambulance Services Agreement Update WSIB Update – Stresses to Worry About Human Rights Update Intoxicants in the Workplace Bill 148 Update – Which End is Up? Sexual Harassment and “#Metoo” Emergency Services Bargaining Landscape Update
Lauri Reesor Quoted in Benefits Canada on #MeToo in the Workplace
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Lauri Ressor in a May 11, 2018 article titled “A Workplace Guide for the #MeToo Era.” With the #MeToo movement in full swing in recent months mostly focused on high-profile cases of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and the political sphere, Benefits Canada discusses what employers should be doing to respond to a new reality of zero tolerance for misbehaviour.
ACSESS Toronto Chapter Meeting on “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”
Overview In an evolving workplace landscape and the recent focus on the #MeToo movement, companies must ensure that they are aware, diligent and proactive around the laws regarding workplace and sexual harassment. At the presentation, we will briefly review the state of the law and the recent changes made. Further, we will explore best practices…