Casual culture no excuse for harassment

Hugs, comments lead to award of $15,000 for self-employed real estate broker
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/04/2016

Friendly, casual workplaces do not excuse sexual harassment, even if the affected person is self-employed and does not immediately complain.

These were a few of the takeaways for employers in a recent Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario case involving a real estate brokerage firm.