Workplace Romances
February 13, 2023

After the news broke that John Tory had an affair with his 31-year old staff member, many have asked whether all workplace romances are illegal.


Employee Awarded Notice, Moral Damages, and Human Rights Damages for Sexual Harassment

June 4, 2018

The Ontario Court of Appeal in Doyle v. Zochem Inc. affirmed a Superior Court of Justice decision to award $60,000 in moral damages plus $25,000 for h Read More...

Canadian Court Columns

New Legislation Alert – Bill C-65 designed to prevent workplace harassment and violence in federally regulated workplaces

December 12, 2017

Sexual harassment and violence have dominated the media of late. Women and men have come forward with public allegations of harassment and assault aga Read More...

Termination for cause

Repeated Verbal Harassment Results in Supervisor’s Termination for Cause

October 17, 2011

In Gillam v. Waschuk Pipe Line Construction Ltd. the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench found that the employer was justified in terminating the em Read More...

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    Harassment in the Workplace

    January 1, 2011

    Harassment continues to be a hot topic in the contemporary workplace. What is it and how is it regulated?