Employee Sues for Hiring of Past Sexual Abuser

Employee Fired Due to Hiring of Past Sexual Abuser The recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Colistro vs Tbaytel and the City of Thunder Bay provides an interesting review of the issues of constructive dismissal, sexual harassment and damages for the breach of the obligation of good faith, albeit in a very unusual […]

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Employer Ordered to Pay $60,000 in Moral Damages After Firing Woman Who was Sexually Harassed

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld an award of $60,000 that a lower court granted to an employee for the manner in which she had been dismissed after she made a complaint of sexual harassment. What Happened? The employee in question, Ms. Doyle, had worked for the employer, Zochem Inc. (a manufacturer of zinc […]

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Workplace Sexual Harassment and Violence Intervention Training

Last week, the Ontario Government announced that it will be investing $1.7 million over the next three years to provide workplace sexual harassment and violence training for bartenders, servers, and others in the hospitality sector. The training is to be developed by the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA). The goal is to provide […]

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