Sunday, October 30, 2011

Violence in the Work Place – Canada

 The Canadian law firm Stikeman Elliott has an enlightening analysis of a recent arbitration award concerning the termination of an employee for making death threats to a coworker. The arbitration award is one of the first since recent amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, imposing new obligations on employers in responding to threats in the workplace. The firm’s post has a link to the award, which contains a detailed discussion of pre-amendment decisions, and the changes wrought by the amendments.

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