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Employer Liability for Sexual Harassment Under Ontario Code

The Human Rights Administrative Process Ontario’s Human Rights Code1 contains a deeming provision holding an employer responsible for the conduct of its officer, official, employee or agent in the course of their employment. This provision, however, does not apply to freedom from harassment in the workplace2, sexual harassment in the workplace3 and sexual solicitation and freedom from reprisal connected to sexual solicitation. Thus, under the Ontario Code, the complaint must be brought personally against the individual who is accused of the offensive conduct4. This does not, however, end the analysis of...