Not enough done after harassment: Worker

Employee said she was promised rides home after co-worker harassed her
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 05/16/2012

This instalment of You Make the Call features a limousine company employee who claimed discrimination based on sex and family status.

Anna Hall was hired on a one-year contract to work in the dispatch office of Aerocar Service, a provider of transportation to airports in the Vancouver area, in April 2009. She worked in an office with access to a reception area and other offices.

On March 20, 2010, Hall was working as a dispatcher when one of Aerocar’s limousine drivers snuck up behind her, grabbed her and kissed her on the side of her neck. Hall immediately called the general manager and reported the incident. Later, she met with the general manager and the fleet manager and they watched security video of the incident. The managers agreed the driver could not be trusted to conduct himself properly and told Hall that he would be fired. They also confirmed with her the next day that the driver was fired.