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Projet De Loi C-65 : Êtes-Vous Prêts? | Bill C-65: Are You Ready?

Le projet de loi C-65 vise à renforcer les dispositions concernant le harcèlement et la violence dans les milieux de travail sous réglementation fédérale, la fonction publique fédérale et les milieux de travail parlementaires. Le projet de loi a reçu la sanction royale en octobre 2018, mais n’est pas encore en vigueur. En avril 2019, le gouvernement a également proposé un nouveau projet de règlement, qui, tout comme le projet de loi, n’est pas encore en vigueur.

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Bill C-65 and the Prevention of Harassment & Violence | Part 2

2020 was supposed to be the year that Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence) came into force. The Bill promises to change how employers in federally-regulated industries prevent and address incidents of workplace harassment and violence. Employers have been waiting for the Bill to take legal effect for some time, but with more pressing matters on the national agenda these days, the federal government has not confirmed when this will happen.

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Bill C-65’s New Rules on Workplace Harassment & Violence | Part 1

2020 will see important shifts in how employers in federally-regulated industries prevent and address workplace harassment and violence. New rules will soon come into effect that will increase employers’ responsibilities to respond to incidents of harassment and violence, and also prevent any such incidents from occurring. I will be writing a series of blogs about these requirements so that employers and investigators can better prepare for what’s coming.

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Staying the Course in Workplace Investigations When #MeToo Becomes #MeThree and #MeFour

As we settle into 2018, it is safe to say that the number of people coming forward with harassment and discrimination complaints is on the rise.   Whether this increase is as a result of the #MeToo movement, of increased awareness as to what constitutes appropriate and inappropriate behaviour, of recently legislated workplace investigation procedures, or

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