A failure to move on

Supervisor can’t put harassment complaint behind him, leading to second complaint
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 05/27/2015

A British Columbia worker faced additional harassment and discrimination following a grievance settlement when a supervisor told her at a meeting how the earlier matter had affected him, an arbitrator has ruled.

Meghan Henderson was an apprentice welder for I.G. Machine and Fibres, a manufacturer of granules for roofing shingles in Ashcroft, B.C. Henderson’s employment with I.G. Machine began in 2005 and she became a welder about six years later.