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Workplace Harassment: The Latest Hollywood Blockbuster (webinar)

Date: February 15, 2018
Location: Online

Presenter: Taryn Mackie, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Description: Amazon. Pixar. CBS. Warner Bros. No company is immune to issues of workplace harassment and all employers are responsible for ensuring a safe and respectful workplace for workers. The failure to meet this responsibility carries with it significant consequences.

This webinar will provide you with an overview on how to manage workplace harassment and help minimize your liabilities in a way that meets your responsibilities.

In this presentation, you will learn:
  • What constitutes workplace harassment, including sexual harassment;
  • What responsibilities employers must meet to prevent and to address incidents of harassment at work;
  • How to distinguish between workplace harassment and the legitimate exercise of management authority;
  • What liabilities to expect for employers who fail to meet their responsibilities.
Who should attend:
  • All practitioners welcome.
Format: Online - Live Webinar
Time: Log-in: 9:15 - 9:30am (PST); Presentation: 9:30am - 11:00am (PST)

All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to pd@cphrbc.ca.
Note: If you have not received your login access information the day prior to the webinar date, or for inquiries regarding online workshops, please email or call 604.684.7228.

About the presenter:
Taryn Mackie is a Partner in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Labour + Employment Law Group. She advises clients on all aspects of workplace law in unionized and non-unionized environments, including with respect to collective bargaining, labour relations, human rights, workers' compensation, disability management and workplace accommodations, wrongful dismissals, unjust dismissals, and employment standards. Taryn regularly prepares and advises upon employment agreements and workplace policies, including executive employment agreements, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality agreements, privacy policies, harassment policies, and attendance policies. She assists clients with, and has conducted on behalf of clients, a variety of workplace related investigations, including disciplinary investigations and harassment investigations. Taryn has appeared before, among other courts and tribunals, the Labour Relations Board, Employment Standards Branch andribunal, Human Rights Tribunal, British Columbia Supreme Court, British Columbia Court of Appeal, Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, WorkSafeBC, and the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal on a variety of matters.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rate
(by February 2nd)

Regular Rate
(by February 9th)







Student & Retired Member



CPD hours
1.5 • Employee and Labour Relations
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
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