The Shifting Landscape of HR Law: How to Meet Your Obligations and Set the Stage for Growth

If your organization is like most, your team is working harder than ever to stay current and comply with fast-shifting labour and employment laws. From expanding human rights protections to new workplace investigation requirements, ensuring compliance with these changes is important to attracting, retaining, and engaging the right employees in a highly dynamic talent marketplace.

Take the introduction of Bill 132 last year, legislation that amends the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act to strengthen protections against workplace harassment, bullying, and sexual violence. The amendments require employers to investigate incidents of workplace harassment or violence, regardless of whether the alleged victim files a complaint. Failure to comply could result in fines of as much as $500,000, and Ministry of Labour inspectors could force non-compliant employers to hire a third party to investigate harassment allegations.

While compliance may seem daunting at first, rest assured that with the right proactive advice, your organization can meet its HR law obligations, while also setting the stage for growth.

The Williams HR team is inviting you to our 6th Annual Proactive Workplace Law Workshop on May 25th, 2017, at the Richmond Hill Country Club. Our team is comprised of some of the Greater Toronto Area’s leading labour and employment lawyers and HR consultants, and this year we’ll be offering our unique take on some of the most pressing HR law and people-management challenges facing organizations today. Most importantly, our workshops are presented in an interactive, engaging format to deliver practical insights,​ effective strategies, and best practices.

Take the opportunity to learn how to ensure compliance with HR laws and gain effective people-management strategies – visit for registration information.

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