Training staff on human rights

Management staff need to understand legislation
By Natalie MacDonald
|CHRR, Guide to Training & Development|Last Updated: 12/10/2003


little bit of training can go a long way when it comes to being sued for discrimination. Employers should invest time training employees in the field of human rights.

With the growing number of cases alleging human rights violations in the courts, it is critical that all employees at the management level understand the legislation under which they are governed and the duty to comply with the legislation, particularly given the damages which can be awarded for bad faith if there is non-compliance.