B.C. confronting bullies

OHS policies around bullying, harassment now in force

As of Nov. 1, employers in British Columbia are required to abide by new occupational health and safety policies targeting workplace bullying and harassment.

The new policies came about after revisions to B.C.’s Workers’ Compensation Act in 2012. These include compensation for diagnosed mental disorders that were a reaction to a traumatic event or caused by significant work-related stressors — such as bullying and harassment — in the course of employment.

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