Sexual Misconduct + Harassment
Sexual Misconduct + Harassment
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When your organization faces allegations of harassment or sexual misconduct, you need a professional advisor which has a depth of experience helping organizations navigate these significant challenges and risks.   When Field Law is retained by an organization, we offer strategic advice designed to manage risk to the organization and provide a fair process to all participants.  If we are asked to conduct or oversee investigations, then our reputation for neutrality and our experience with complex, high-stakes investigations helps build confidence in the investigative process. 
 
Field Law helps organizations in both the public and private sector with the following services: 
 
PREVENTATIVE
  • Reviewing and updating  harassment, bullying and whistle-blower policies
  • Training on conducting workplace investigations, and
  • Assisting HR professionals and leadership teams develop organizational responses to allegations.
RESPONSIVE
  • Conducting investigations
  • Providing oversight of investigations being conducted by employers or third-parties
  • Comprehensive advice on investigations, employment law,  labour law,  human rights, disclosure/privacy and insurance issues arising from allegations, and
  • Taking a multi-disciplinary approach and provide referrals to communications/PR and crisis management advisors, investigators, and safe disclosure consultants. 
Field Law can help your organization be ready. To discuss how Field Law can help you with training or navigating sexual misconduct and harassment investigations, please contact Kelly Nicholson in Calgary or Ayla Akgungor in Edmonton and Yellowknife. 
September 26, 2019
Must Have Policies for Employers: Why, What + How
Seminars
Join Field Law in Edmonton and Calgary and learn tips and tricks to assist with the implementation and enforcement of three workplace policies Employers should have in place in today’s market.We will explore how changes in legislation and culture...
February 2019
The #metoo Movement and Interim Measures
Workwise Newsletter
Ryerson University v Ryerson Faculty Association, 2018 CanLII 111683In Ryerson University and Ryerson Faculty Association, a recent case out of Ontario, an arbitrator was asked to consider the appropriateness of interim measures imposed on an employee ...
January 2019
#metoo - What's an Employer To Do and Not To Do?
Seminars
CPHR Alberta
Leanne Monsma discussed what employers should do, as well as what employers are obligated to do, when they receive complaints of sexual harassment.
October 24 + 30, 2018
Effective Responses to Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Complaints Workshop
Seminars
An increasing number of organizations are being rocked by allegations of harassment and sexual misconduct by their employees. Often these allegations are broadcast on social media, catching organizations flat-footed and unprepared. Join Field Law...
August 2018
'Clearly Separate': Workplace Sexual Misconduct Not Captured by Employment Release
Canadian Employment Law Today
June 2018
#metoo: What’s an Employer To Do and Not To Do?
Seminars
DisruptHR
Leanne Monsma discusses what employers should do, as well as what employers are obligated to do, when they receive complaints of sexual harassment.