Resources: Investigations

  • The Importance of Conducting Fair Workplace Investigations

    August 2015

    by Gregory J. HeywoodBrandon Hillis

    The use of workplace investigations in situations where employees are dismissed for just cause has received considerable attention from the courts in recent years, with the decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vernon v. British Columbia, in which the Court was highly critical of the manner..

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  • “To Assume is to Accept as Truth Without Checking”: The Cost of Paying Lip Service to Respectful Workplace Policies

    November 2014

    by Jennifer Hogan

    In Boucher v. Wal-Mart Canada Corp., 2014 ONCA 419, Wal-Mart paid a high price for failing to properly investigate an employee’s complaint.

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