B.C. employer puts an end to worker's ongoing harassment (Legal View)

Union unsuccessfully tried to stop member’s intimidation and harassment internally
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/20/2015

Employers are becoming more sensitive to and aware of harassment and bullying in the workplace — both through their own initiative and increasing legal pressure from governments and interest groups looking to protect employees. Growing awareness of mental health issues is also a factor.


A British Columbia arbitrator has upheld a worker’s termination for years of bullying and harassment of his co-workers.