Bill 168: Is your company ready?

Ontario’s new workplace violence and harassment legislation puts some heavy responsibilities on employers
By Susan Sorensen and Lisa Cabel
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 04/07/2010

Launching an assault on workplace violence

The clock is ticking for Ontario employers who face a new slate of health and safety responsibilities when new legislative rules on the prevention of workplace violence and harassment come into effect in the province in a couple of months. The new legislation demands employers to be more proactive in ensuring the safety of their employees and it means significant changes in policy and practices for many.