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  • Underreported by not Unknown: More on Motivating Workplace BystandersNovember 23, 2017

    As the news brings daily revelations about workplace harassment, and in particular sexual harassment, we continue to think about additional tools employers and other institutions can leverage to combat the problem. At Rubin Thomlinson, we believe that one of the most invaluable and underutilized too … Read more »

  • RT’s Credibility Assessment LexiconNovember 22, 2017

    For want-to-be or fledgling workplaces investigators, no subject is more difficult than considering how to assess credibility. In our experience, while most new investigators can easily grasp the concept of “credibility” and recognize when they find or do not find a particular witness to be credible … Read more »

  • Attention all Federally Regulated Workplaces: Bill C-65 First Reading, First LookNovember 9, 2017

    On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, tabled Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, … Read more »

  • October’s Noteworthy Workplace Investigation Cases from BCNovember 9, 2017

    Since our case law update last month, we continue to see important workplace investigation issues arise at labour arbitration cases in BC. We even saw that one of the cases mentioned in our last update was reconsidered, and affirmed. Here are two noteworthy workplace investigation-related cases from … Read more »

  • Cleaning up Clear and Convincing: Changes to Ontario Police LegislationNovember 6, 2017

    Late last week, the provincial government tabled Bill 175, the Safer Ontario Act, which contained extensive provisions to overhaul policing in Ontario. The Bill makes changes to a number of pieces of legislation, including the Police Services Act, which had been in place for twenty-seven years.  The … Read more »