Video on demand | Original air date: September 25, 2018

The #metoo movement has kicked off a firestorm of allegations, convictions and case-law in the Canadian court system, making it more important than ever for HR professionals to have an up to date understanding of what constitutes workplace harassment and what processes are required to deal with it. Mishandling claims can lead to expensive legal costs, damage to your organizations reputation and have a detrimental impact on your company culture.  

Ensure you are up to date with the latest case-law developments and get a step-by-step guide on implementing a successful investigation from our legal expert.  

  • Implementing an effective, legally compliant investigation framework

  • Articulating a clear definition of harassment within your organization

  • Adopting policies to ensure your employees are treated with respect  

  • Gain an insight into the latest case-law and what that means for your investigation procedure 

Stay up to date with the latest changes and make sure your organization and employees are protected. Register today! 

1 HRPA CPD credit hour 

About the instructor

  • Alix  Herber

    Partner, Fasken

    Alix Herber

    Alix Herber’s practice is focused on advising and representing employers in labour, employment and human rights matters. With considerable experience in the retail, hospitality, manufacturing and healthcare industries, Alix provides clients with strategic and solution oriented advice, ensuring legislative compliance and mitigating potential liability. Offering advice to union and non-union employers, Alix assists with all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, employment agreements, performance management, employee discipline and terminations, company restructurings, as well as collective agreement interpretation, collective bargaining and union organizational campaigns.

    With active involvement in the drafting of workplace policies, Alix also provides harassment and discrimination training for employees at all levels. Alix prides herself on providing proactive advice to clients on human rights issues such as those relating to disability, family status and other prohibited grounds. Alix regularly advises on or acts as external investigator in sexual harassment and other workplace investigations.

    Chair of the firm’s Ontario Women’s Network, Alix was awarded Lexpert’s “Zenith Award” for her ongoing contribution to promoting women in law.

Course curriculum

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    Elizabeth Smedema

    Good overview. All salient points covered in a concise, easy to follow manner.

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