April 15, 2021

10. Scott Hoeppner: The steps to take when allegations of harassment and discrimination enter the workplace

10. Scott Hoeppner: The steps to take when allegations of harassment and discrimination enter the workplace

In 2017, the #metoo hashtag went viral shining a spotlight on the magnitude of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace and beyond. The Black Lives Matter movement followed bringing to the light the horrific extent of discrimination and racial injustice.

While it’s critical that this misbehaviour is getting attention and being condemned, these movements have uncovered that discrimination, harassment and injustice appears to be more prevalent than anyone wanted to believe. Today, we welcome Canadian lawyer, Scott Hoeppner to navigate this conversation. A partner at renowned firm, TDS Law, Scott is an expert in labour and employment law. He’s also guided numerous organizations through workplace investigations, providing legal support along the way. In this episode, Scott shares his expertise on how to make employees feel supported should they experience sexual assault, harassment or discrimination on the job, and the steps a company can take to investigate such allegations. Read the full show notes at vexxit.com.

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