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Dec 3, 2015

Important Changes to Employers’ Obligations Regarding Violence and Harassment in the Workplace

Ontario recently introduced Bill 132, the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2015, (the “Bill”). The Bill has received first reading and comes into effect on the later of six months after receiving Royal Assent or July 1, 2016.

The Bill amends a number of statutes, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”), and has several key provisions that will impact employers’ duties in Ontario.

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