Workplace Harassment: The Latest Hollywood Blockbuster (On-demand)
(Original broadcast date: February 15, 2018.)
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 workshop 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
- What liabilities to expect for employers who fail to meet their responsibilities.
Who should take this course:
- All practitioners welcome.
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.
• Both registration and payment are required for every person accessing this course. You must provide your CPHR BC & Yukon Member ID to receive member pricing.
• Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
||• Labour & Employee Relations
• Health, Wellness and Safe Workplace
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714