It’s never okay — Preventing violence and harassment in the workplaceThe battle against workplace harassment and violence is heating up — on the news, in the courts and in legislaturesBy Thomas Gorsky11/25/2015|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/25/2015 On Nov. 12, 2005, nurse Lori Dupont was murdered by a physician with whom she worked at a Windsor hospital. The murder did not occur out of the blue. It was the culmination of a series of escalating incidents of harassment which were no secret to hospital management. But management had done little to nothing to protect Dupont. At that time, with the exception of Quebec, no jurisdiction in North America had laws in force to specifically address violence or harassment in the workplace. Today, things have changed. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.