How You’re Protected from Workplace Bullying

Nobody likes a bully. So much so, in 2010, Bill 168 was introduced in Ontario to get rid of them. Also known as theOccupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, Bill 168 aims to eliminate violence and Harassment in the workplace.   Bullying at work is hurtful, targeted behaviour. It builds a pattern that diminishes the [...]

By |2021-07-19T15:15:46-04:00July 19th, 2021|Safety|0 Comments

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination happens in the workplace. Usually based on unequal treatment stemming from certain characteristics. This could include (but isn’t limited to) religion, sex, age, ethnicity, family status, and sexual orientation. In Ontario, these characteristics are protected by the Human Rights Code. The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) is responsible for hearing cases to determine [...]

By |2021-06-10T16:46:12-04:00June 10th, 2021|Safety|0 Comments

Workplace Safety: What Are Your Workplace Rights in Ontario

Whether you work in a factory or in an office environment, all Ontario workers are guaranteed rights and protections to ensure they can complete their tasks safely. Employers have a responsibility to ensure that their workplace follows provincial health and safety guidelines. It is also the employee’s responsibility to abide [...]

By |2021-01-13T14:55:22-05:00November 19th, 2020|Safety|0 Comments
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