Privacy Archives

Minimizing retaliation in harassment investigations

April 27, 2020

Alberta businesses who have employees must prepare to deal with personalities that do not get along. Claims of discrimination, bullying and harassment could crop up at any time and business owners need to make sure that they have appropriate policies and procedures to deal with them. It is not enough to have protocols for discrimination…

Are your business’s harassment investigations above reproach?

April 27, 2020

Employers have an obligation to provide a work environment that is free of bullying, harassment, discrimination and other inappropriate workplace behavior. To protect your company, you need to make sure that your workplace investigations are timely, fair and impartial. The first line of defense begins with your policies and procedures. Outlining behaviors that your company…

Avoiding claims of harassment at office holiday parties

April 27, 2020

After recent events that led to the #metoo movement, employers may be feeling unsure of how to proceed when it comes to holiday parties. Because only a small percentage of employees are responsible for the inappropriate and predatory behaviour, some Alberta business owners and managers feel it would be unfair to eliminate holiday parties altogether.…