The Guidelines For Reporting Workplace Harassment Or Violence And For Dealing With Incidents And Complaints

June 12, 2010 by  
Category: General

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In terms of the workplace harassment requirements, an employer has to include, within their policy, measures and procedures for workers to report incidents of workplace harassment. The employer also has to set out the means by which the employer will investigate and deal with incidents and complaints of workplace harassment. The legislation requires that the […]

Changes To The Occupational Health And Safety Act That Address Workplace Harassment

May 13, 2010 by  
Category: General

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Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act take place on June 15th 2010. All employers who have five employees or more have to enact a policy preventing workplace harassment. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, there are strict guidelines set out for the creation of this policy. Workplace harassment generally used to fall […]

Non Compete Clauses In Employment Contracts And The Limitations they Can Impose.

August 27, 2009 by  
Category: Podcasts

Melynda Layton explains non compete clauses in employment contracts and the limitations they can impose.. If you, or someone you care about, is dealing with employment law issues in the Ottawa, Ontario Region, contact Law Office of Melynda Layton for a consultation. This podcast is taken from a 23 June, 2009 interview with Melynda Layton, […]

Fiduciary Duties

August 27, 2009 by  
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Melynda Layton explains fiduciary duties. If you, or someone you care about, is dealing with employment law issues in the Ottawa, Ontario Region, contact Law Office of Melynda Layton for a consultation. This podcast is taken from a 23 June, 2009 interview with Melynda Layton, Employment lawyer with Melynda Layton Barrister & Solicitor, Ottawa employment […]

The Importance of Consulting A Lawyer In The Case Of Suspected Harassment

September 19, 2008 by  
Category: Featured, Harassment

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In the case of someone being accused of harassment, which may have resulted in a termination of employment, an employee usually seeks advice only after the investigation has taken place internally or an external third party has been brought in to investigate. By then, the accused realizes that the investigation didn’t go well and they […]

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