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Women, LGBTQ and beyond: Recent cases of systemic discrimination and harassment in the workplace

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 7:48 AM | By Lai-King Hum

Developments south of us have stoked in many a renewed pride in our country’s strong record on human rights, workplace protections and our vaunted valuing of diversity and inclusion.  

Yet, given how many clients seek my advice on discrimination and harassment complaints, this may be a case of “pride before the fall.” In too many cases, employers have failed to provide a safe workplace for members of what are traditionally seen as marginalized groups: Women, LGBTQ and diverse racialized communities.

Recognizing the need to provide...