Keeping the bedroom out of the boardroom

Employers need to educate employees on sexual harassment policies
By Natalie C. MacDonald
|CHRR, Report on Employment Law|Last Updated: 10/17/2007

In the workplace, a supervisor generally has power over a subordinate, which places the subordinate in a vulnerable position. Nowhere is this kind of vulnerability more defined than in cases of harassment and, more particularly, sexual harassment.

The Supreme Court of Canada defined sexual harassment in

Janzen v. Platy Enterprises Ltd.