Human Rights Advisory Services

Human Rights Advisory Services
Human Rights Advisory Services

Sexual Harassment/Violence in the Workplace

This meeting centered broadly on case law with respect to sexual harassment/violence in the workplace, drawing upon criminal, civil, and human rights case law, as well as labour arbitration.


Guest Speakers:
Irène Bujara, former University Advisor on Equity and Human Rights &

Barb Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator

PowerPoint Presentation

Criminal Cases

R. v. J.P., 2017 ONSC 5578 (CanLII)

Civil Cases

Colistro v Tbaytel, 2017 ONSC 2731 (CanLII)

Labour Arbitrations

Burlington (City) v Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2723, 2017 CanLII 31797 (ON LA)

Memorial University of Newfoundland v Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association, 2015 CanLII 83236 (ON LA)

N.M. v University of Manitoba Faculty Association, 2016 CanLII 43995 (MB LB)

Human Rights Cases

The Employee v. The Company and the Owner, 2017 BCHRT 266 (CanLII)

Ford v. Nipissing University, 2011 HRTO 204 (CanLII)

Opheim v. Gagan Gill & Gillco Inc, 2016 CHRT 12 (CanLII)