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EthicsCentre CA invites distinguished business and community leaders to address luncheon guests in our widely acclaimed Luncheon Speaker Series. Topics include critical reflections on ethics, governance and corporate responsibility of particular interest to business executives, academics, public officials and ethics practitioners.

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Standing Up for the Workplace: The Importance of Addressing and Preventing Workplace Bullying

Kate McNeill-Keller, Partner, Labour & Employment Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP and Carolyn Lee, Labour Relations and Employment Specialist, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

  • Breakfast Event
  • Wednesday, April, 5, 2017
  • 7:45am Breakfast
    8:15am Presentation
    9:00am Q&A

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP, TD Bank Tower, 53rd Floor, 66 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON, M4R 1E9

Standing Up for the Workplace: The Importance of Addressing and Preventing Workplace Bullying

With increasing attention on the problem of bullying in the workplace, employers must ensure that they have rigorous, thoughtful and transparent policies and practices to identify, address and prevent inappropriate, unethical and unlawful behaviours in their work environments. Kate McNeill-Keller and Carolyn Lee will address the issues surrounding workplace bullying from a dual legal and human resources perspective, engaging a discussion on the importance of proactive human resources management and the legal and ethical consequences of a failure to do the same.


Kate McNeill-Keller is a Partner in the Labour & Employment Group at McCarthy Tétrault LLP and represents both public and private sector employers in all manner of workplace matters, including workplace bullying and harassment, human rights and occupational health and safety.

Carolyn Lee is a Labour Relations and Employment Specialist at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. As an experienced Human Resources professional, Carolyn routinely advises employer clients on effective human resources practices and workplace management issues, including with respect to employee conduct and workplace bullying.


This event is co-presented by the Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy and the Human Resources Professionals Association - Toronto Chapter. Members of both organizations may attend on a complimentary basis. There is a nominal fee for non-members.