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 […]

What Someone Involved In A Situation Of Harassment Can Do To Help Their Case

September 18, 2008 by  
Category: Harassment

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It’s important to document everything. Was the harassment being done over the e-mail system? If so, it’s important to keep track of those documents as well as any other kind of documentary evidence. There have been situations where an employee alleges sexual harassment as the reason for being terminated, and the employer representative says absolutely […]

Harassment And What A Person Should Do If They Are Being Harassed

September 17, 2008 by  
Category: Harassment

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Although each workplace may have its rules against harassment in general, the legal code only protects against sexual harassment. The term “sexual harassment” includes a course of conduct that makes a person uncomfortable as a result of his/her gender. It also includes sexual solicitation or advances that are unwelcome, particularly but not exclusively where they […]

The Cost To Employers If Harassment Is Allowed To Continue In Their Company

September 15, 2008 by  
Category: Harassment

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If harassments are allowed to continue, a company will suffer from employee stress-related illness, low morale, and ultimately low production as well. The other cost is to the company’s reputation in the marketplace. People won’t stay with an employer when they are not happy. Looking at the turnover rate in employment may be a good […]

Spurned lover or workplace harasser

March 9, 2005 by  
Category: Harassment

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Rather than shrieking with delight, Christine Pynaker’s heart sank upon receiving a bouquet of flowers and a gold necklace. Yet again, Wayne Brazeau, 25 years her senior, was after her. For more than three years, Brazeau had showered Pynaker with gifts, including flowers, jewellery — even an airline ticket to visit her parents in Spain […]