Live webinar August 17, 2022 @ 12:00 PM EST OR available available video recording
SUMMARY: This course provides an in-depth overview of workplace harassment and workplace investigations, including the rules in occupational health and safety and human rights laws and regulations, and an overview of court decisions and labour arbitrations. Our instructor will present strategic considerations to keep in mind when advising employers about these issues and explore potential consequences for failure to comply with these rules.
- Bullying and Racism: Harassment; Bullying and Sexism: Sexual Harassment
- Workplace racism against First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples;
- Report into Workplace Culture at Rio Tinto;
- The #MeToo and Black Lives Matter Movements.
- Occupational Health and Safety Expectations
- Violence, Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence;
- Protection of workers against violence;
- Protection of workers against harassment: Provincial and Federal.
- Human Rights at Work Expectations
- Code-based Harassment and Sexual Harassment
- Anti-Discrimination Policy. Is there a legal mandate to have one?
- Race, Disability, Gender, Religion, Age.
- Workplace Investigations
- Investigation for incidents, complaints and occurrences;
- Legal framework for workplace investigations: Provincial and Federal;
- The Investigator, the Report, the Aftermath
For Lawyers and Paralegals
Law Society of Ontario
• Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 1.5 hours
• EDI Professionalism Hours: this program contains 1 hour of EDI Professionalism Content
• Professionalism Hours: this program contains 30 minutes of other Professionalism Content
Barrister & Solicitor
Founder, Workplace Legal
Antonio is the thought leader behind Workplace Legal. He focuses on improving work climate and empowering business leaders, entrepreneurs, managers, supervisors and human resources professionals to reduce the inherent threats of workplace relations by providing innovative training, advisory, investigations, and litigation services. Antonio uses coaching tools and skills to inform, advice and represent workplaces in their virtual and physical challenges, including business transformation and managing toxic leadership.
Antonio obtained a Bachelor’s of Civil Law from Zulia’s University in 2003 and completed the Canadian National Committee on Accreditation in 2015. His legal work includes employment standards, human rights, health and safety, pay equity, harassment, discrimination, violence, hazards, privacy, BYOD, agreements, contracts and policies, employment related ADRs (mediation, arbitration), and litigation (wrongful/constructive dismissals). He has successfully represented and assisted clients at the Superior Court of Justice and various administrative tribunals in Ontario.
Antonio also conducts workplace investigations regarding allegations of violence, harassment, discrimination, accidents/incidents, theft and failure to comply with company policies, by-laws and collective agreements.