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0-88804-379-1
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146 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2003-11-01
Canada Law Book

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Human Resources Guide to Managing Workplace Harassment
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Find everything you need to understand and manage this growing workplace problem. Explaining not only the codified rights set out in the human rights legislation but also the newly non-codified rights such as bullying and lack of dignity, this indispensable text explains exactly what constitutes harassment under the law and what to do when such a situation arises. Inside find clear, practical advice on:
  • What workplace harassment is - including the different types and elements
  • Harassment which violates human rights legislation - as well as the liabilities of employers, managers, supervisors and directors
  • Harassment by supervisors - including case studies and fact patterns
  • Bullying in the workplace - how it can be monitored and controlled
  • Harassment as a health and safety issue - the obligation of the company
  • How to set up preventive policies and procedures
  • How to conduct education and training
  • How to handle complaints, conduct investigations and utilize available remedies, starting today
This resource clearly explains all the many legal forms of workplace harassment, providing the guidance necessary to avoid a work environment that contains behaviours that could be grounds for a lawsuit.
About the Author
Barry Kuretzky is a senior partner of the firm Kuretsky Vassos Henderson LLP and has specialized in the area of employment and labour law for over 35 years. Mr. Kuretzky is the co-author of two leading books on employment law, Mediating Employment Disputes and Human Resources Guide to Workplace Harassment. He has been consistently recognized by Lexpert as a leading practitioner in Employment Law and was recognized by Lexpert in their publication, The Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada as well as The Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers.
Jennifer MacKenzie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and an LL.B from the University of Manitoba. Jennifer was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992 and worked in the field of human resources prior to joining Kuretzky Vassos Henderson LLP in 1994. While at Kuretzky Vassos Henderson LLP, Jennifer practiced exclusively in employment law representing both employees and employers in all workplace matters. In 2013, Jennifer launched a firm, JMJ Workplace Investigation Law LLP, which focuses its practice on conducting neutral workplace investigations and training. In addition to writing and co-writing numerous conference papers and lecturing at continuing legal education conferences, Jennifer is also the co-author of Human Resources Guide to Managing Workplace Harassment (2003, Canada Law Book Inc.) and Mediating Employment Disputes (2001, Canada Law Book Inc.).
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