Teenage Intern Awarded $75,000 for Sexual Harassment

A recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has awarded a teenager employed as an unpaid intern at a tattoo parlour the sum of $75,000 in compensatory damages for sexual harassment. The owner of the business had pleaded guilty to criminal charges related to the same conduct. The only issue was the amount of […]

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New High Water Mark for Human Rights Sexual Harassment Awards

There are several further principles which have emerged as guide posts for the determination of fair damage awards for emotional harm and injured feelings in human rights sexual harassment cases.   Setting the Award for Compensatory Damages – Sexual Harassment It has been generally accepted that the awards made in sexual harassment cases should be […]

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