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Non-Profit Board Members can Be Liable for Mishandling Sexual Harassment Complaints

Non-Profits Board Members can be Held Liable for Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment is a very common phenomenon in Canadian workplaces and non-profit organizations are not immune. Regardless of the workplace all employers and their governing bodies are legally responsible for ensuring that they provide a safe environment for all staff members,

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Sexual Harassment Should Never Be Part of Your Job Description

https://www.insideottawavalley.com/opinion-story/10013307-sexual-harassment-is-not-in-your-job-description/ Has anyone in your workplace, a co-worker, supervisor or customer, ever made you feel uncomfortable at work by a sexual comment, a look, an unwanted touch? If so, you are not alone. Sexual harassment at work is an extremely common experience and can be emotionally and financially devastating to those who experience it.

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Legal Clinic Services During COVID-19

The Legal Clinic is a Community Legal Clinic serving residents of Lanark County, The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, northern Frontenac County and northern Lennox and Addington Counties. We are staffed by lawyers with extensive experience in areas of Clinic Law. The Legal Clinic will continue to operate. However, during this period,

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How The Legal Clinic is Responding to COVID-19

In order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, The Legal Clinic is suspending all walk-in service and in-person appointments until further notice. We remain open and can conduct much of our work for you by communication via telephone or Skype. For service please contact us by telephone at 613-264-8888 or 1-888-777-8916.

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Lanark County Mental Health new walk-in counselling clinic

Lanark County Mental Health has a new walk-in counselling clinic on Wednesdays from 11:30am to 6:00pm at Unit 2, 145 Hooper Street in Carleton Place.

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Sexual harassment in the workplace: Why should I care and what can I do about it?

It is shocking that 52% of women in the Canadian workforce report having experienced sexual harassment at some time during their career and 75% of them failed to report the incident to their employers according to a recent Angus Reid survey! Of those who reported an incident of sexual harassment, only 10% were satisfied by the response they received from their employers.

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